Today it is my great pleasure to introduce you to author Inda Ahmad Zahri and her debut picture book Salih.
Salih will tear at your heartstrings and fill you with hope as we follow a journey from a war-ravaged home to a new land of promise.
About Inda Ahmad Zahri
Inda Ahmad Zahri believes in a world of wonder. Her stories are inspired by natural and cultural gems curated from her travels and lovingly added to her Malaysian heritage.
She is also a surgical doctor, swapping her writer’s hat and paintbrush for scrubs and scalpel when duty calls.
Like a turtle, Salih carries his home on his back. He must cross a raging sea in search of a safe home. Salih paints his happiest memories and sends them as messages in bottles. Will someone find them and understand? Will Salih find a new home?
My response to Salih
I was captivated by the blurb (shared above).
It immediately tugs at our hearts. We feel Salih’s pain and his need, his hope upon hope that someone will understand and that he will find a new safe home.
When there are so many displaced people in our world, our communities and our classrooms, this book provides us all with an opportunity
Continue reading: Salih — A Refugee Story of Hope by Inda Ahmad Zahri – readilearn