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A Clear Blue Sky
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A Clear Blue Sky

by Paro Anand
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Author Paro Anand
Publisher Puffin
Synopsis 26/11; 9/11; 7/7-these are dates that have changed the way we see ourselves and those around us. Dates that have changed the world; and not for the better. It's about time we had an honest conversation about religion; race; caste and the mindsets that divide us.In this collection; writers from India; Sri Lanka and Pakistan-Gulzar; Elmo Jayawardena; Manjula Padmanabhan; Poile Sengupta; Komail Aijazuddin; Bulbul Sharma and others-write about the various kinds of conflicts that plague our world today. There are poems that articulate pleas for peace and understanding as well as stories that make us sit upright and contemplate our own actions. Some pieces are dark; others full of light and hope; and some outright funny as they portray mindless bigots for what they are. This book shows us that there may be a way for us to better understand different viewpoints; after all.

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About the author Paro Anand can?t stop writing books for children, young adults and adults although many people tell her she should slow down. She also works with children in schools and NGOs, through her programme Literature in Action. She is a world record holder for helping children make the World?s Longest Newspaper. She performs her stories for all who will listen?in India and many parts of the world. She has been awarded for her contribution to children?s literature by The Russian Centre for Science and Culture. On Republic Day 2007 Dr Kalam, the President of India, honoured her for her writing. Her book, No Guns at My Son?s Funeral was on the IBBY Honour List and is also translated into German and Spanish. If you want to contact her to compliment or complain, or read more about her, visit her website: www.paroanand.com recently, she gave a TEDx Talk on storytelling.
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Puffin
  • Pages: 120
  • Binding: PaperBack
  • ISBN: 9780143451037
  • Category: Anthology
  • Related Category: Anthology
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