Author(s): Malala Yousafzai
As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil that she could use to redraw reality. She would use it to give gifts to her family, to erase the smell from the rubbish dump near her house, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. As she grew older, Malala wished for bigger and bigger things. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true.This beautifully illustrated picture book tells Malala's story, in her own words, for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed her to hold on to hope and to make her voice heard even in the most difficult of times.
"Warm, tender and brave, this beautiful version of Malala's inspiring story should be something every parent reads with their child." * Booktrust *
Malala Yousafzai (Author) Since Malala Yousafzai was born in 1997 in Pakistan, she has seen her country transformed from a once peaceful land to a hotbed of terrorism. Malala, who now lives in Birmingham, England, intends to devote her life to the good of the people and her belief that all girls deserve an education.malala.orgFollow on Twitter @MalalaFundKerascoet (Illustrator) Kerascoet is the pseudonym for the New York Times bestselling husband-and-wife illustrator team Sebastien Cosset and Marie Pommepuy. Best known for illustrating the book Miss Don't Touch Me, written by Hubert, their most recent work is Beautiful Darkness (2014), which won them wide recognition and high praise. They live and work in Paris in the worlds of cartooning and illustration.