visión de conjunto:Críticas Marwan's Journey originally published back in 2016 in Chile and it's haunting how universal the story is two years later....Sheds a light on displaced peoples and the struggles they endure to find safety in unfamiliar places. --Mel Schuit Let's Talk Pictur eBooksThis lyrical yet accessible addition to a growing body of refugee stories captures the resilience and courage of displaced children seeking safety and sanctuary. --Maria B. Salvadore School Library JournalMarwan a young boy is on a journey he didn't choose to take and he doesn't know where he is going or when he will get there. He joins hundreds of others as they walk and walk escaping their country where war has swallowed up everything. His bag is heavy to carry but he is determined to hold on to the hope of a better future wherever that may be. Marwan's Journey combines brief powerful text that's perfectly complemented by bold sensitive illustrations creating an intimate portrait of the struggles and dreams of refugees everywhere. -- Kendal Rautzhan Books to Borrow Books to Buy nationally syndicated columnStand[s] out for me (and remind[s] me of how powerful picture books can be for readers of all ages). --Audrey Fisch NJCTE.wordpress.comSelected as one of Kirkus' Best Books for 2018 --Kirkus ReviewsMarwan is on the road off on a journey to another place leaving behind all he knows all he loves. This is a story of sadness of loss but it is also a story of deep hope and promise. It's a story children rarely hear. It's a story children need to hear. --Deb Nance Goodreads.com A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book To Bring The World A Little Closer --https: //www.kirkusreviews.com/lists/best-picture-books-of-2018-to-bring-the-world-a-li/Ink and color wash illustrations by Laura Borràs have a child-like quality to them further supporting young readers to understand the humans stories of the refugee crisis... Marwan's Journey will foster compassionate conversations with young audiences about the experiences of refugees around the world. --Katie Cunningham theclassroombookshelf.com With Patricia de Arias' lyrical text and Laura Borràs' striking ink and watercolor-wash illustration this picture book is a child-friendly story of the world's refugee crisis. --Carolyn Angus https: //www.literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2018/11/12/war-and-the-aftermathSTARRED REVIEW! Borràs the recipient of several international illustration awards creates powerful images in fluid ink lines and textured paint washes that convey with uncommon sensitivity a young refugee's fear courage and sense of dislocation. --Publishers Weekly Selected for the prestigious annual book list of notable titles for the social studies --Notable Social Studies Trade Books https: //www.cbcbooks.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/NOTABLES2019_PreviewList1.pdfSTARRED REVIEW: Borràs' deceivingly simple freestyle illustrations in ink and color wash go hand in hand with the text neither one shying away from harsh reality yet still child accessible... A beautiful haunting and sadly important book. --Kirkus Reviews Selected for USBBY's annual Outstanding International Trade Books List --https: //www.usbby.org/outstanding-international-books-list.htmlSheds a light on displaced peoples and the struggles they endure to find safety in unfamiliar places. --Mel Schuitt Let's Talk Picture Books Selected as one of the best of the best children's books from 2018 --Bank Street Children's Book Committee Best Books of the YearWith the all too timely Marwan's Journey Patricia de Arias has done a magician's trick of using one character's narration to suggest a universal refugee experience....Such a book would seem an unlikely repository for uplift but Marwan's Journey's concluding spread showing the smiling boy overlooking his neighborhood from the roof of his new house may elicit the reader's joy. --Nell Beram Shelf Awareness Beautifully illustrated in ink and watercolor... [Marwan's] story is relatable to anyone on a journey to find a place to call home. --Bruna https: //www.nywomenimmigrants.org Reseña del editor One night they came... The darkness grew colder deeper darker and swallowed up everything... Marwan is a young boy on a journey he never intended to take bound for a place he doesn’t know. On his journey he relies on courage and memories of his faraway homeland to buoy him. With him are hundreds and thousands of other human beings crossing the deserts and the seas fleeing war and hunger in search of safety. He must take one step after another—bringing whatever he can carry holding on to dreams. This is the journey of one boy who longs for a home and we follow his path walking hand in hand with him as he looks forward with uncertainty and hopes for a peaceful future. This beautiful heartfelt story gives a human face to the plight of refugees all over the world. Marwan’s journey is everyone’s journey. Biografía del autor Patricia de Arias was born in Spain in 1973. She began her career as an actress before publishing a number of children’s books in Brazil where she now lives. Her work has received international recognition including Marwan’s Journey which received a Special Mention at the Bologna Ragazzi Awards in Italy in 2017. Laura Borràs is an internationally acclaimed illustrator who has published numerous books that have been awarded in many countries. She studied illustration in Spain and Italy and her work has been recognized by the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.