«A fun, warm, and friendly tale that's sure to delight and inspire youngsters to learn more about the Arab world.» (Kirkus Reviews)
The Adventures of Laila and Ahmed in Syria is the first book in an upcoming children's series focused on countries we tend to associate with conflict. This book is the tale of two curious children who find themselves exploring the beautiful landscapes and landmarks of pre-war Syria. Although it is about Syria, this book isn't a story of war or violence. If anything, it s a love story dedicated to Syria, written and illustrated to pay tribute to the heritage and humanity that is so often missing from the popular narrative about conflict-stricken countries.'
A debut illustrated children's book focuses on two siblings' magical adventures in Syria.
"Alloo's sweet story will instill young readers with a sense of wonder and appreciation for the history and grandeur of Syria. A fun, warm, and friendly tale that is sure to delight and inspire young readers to learn more about the Arab world. This work would be a superb supplement to history lessons covering the Middle East." -Kirkus Reviews