visión de conjunto:Críticas This is a tragic beautifully crafted and wonderful book whose chirpy stoic hero shames us all. I urge you to read it (THE INDEPENDENT)While addressing themes of loss desperation and injustice in an all-too-relevant setting Fraillon's resonant novel underscores the healing power of story. (Starred Review from PUBLISHERS WEEKLY)The story of Subhi sensitively told and immensely moving gives us a glimpse of what homeless imprisoned existence life feels like... and how the hope invested in a vision of a better future can end up being the difference between making it out and surrendering to despair. (The Big Issue)Stories can change how people think and this book aims to do just that (Claire Hennessey IRISH TIMES)The Bone Sparrow is already drawing comparisons with The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne. The language captures the children's confusion their hope mixed with worry over their families and dreams of freedom but the novel doesn't flounder in abject misery when it easily could (Yorkshire Post)With an affecting and distinctive narrative voice ... she builds a convincing and complete world. Moving and memorable The Bone Sparrow deserves to be read by all who care about our common humanity (The Guardian)Cleverly imagined and very affecting (Belfast Telegraph)Stories can change how people think and this book aims to do just that (Irish Times)Deeply moving novel (Aldershot News & Mail)A profoundly poignant novel (Metro (Across UK)) Reseña del editor Winner of the CILIP Amnesty Honour 2017.Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017.Perfect for fans of THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS. This is a beautiful vivid and deeply moving story about a refugee boy who has spent his entire life living in a detention centre. This novel reminds us all of the importance of freedom hope and the power of a story to speak for anyone who's ever struggled to find a safe home.'...a special book' - Morris Gleitzman author of the acclaimed ONCE seriesBorn in a refugee camp all Subhi knows of the world is that he's at least 19 fence diamonds high the nice Jackets never stay long and at night he dreams that the sea finds its way to his tent bringing with it unusual treasures. And one day it brings him Jimmie.Carrying a notebook that she's unable to read and wearing a sparrow made out of bone around her neck - both talismans of her family's past and the mother she's lost - Jimmie strikes up an unlikely friendship with Subhi beyond the fence. As he reads aloud the tale of how Jimmie's family came to be both children discover the importance of their own stories in writing their futures. Contraportada Subhi is a refugee. Born in an immigration detention centre life behind the fences is all he has ever known. Then he meets Jimmie a scruffy impatient girl from the other side of the fence...This is one story. The story of millions. Biografía del autor Zana Fraillon worked as a primary school teacher before becoming a full-time writer of fiction and picture books for young children. She is the author of The Ones That Disappeared and The Bone Sparrow which won the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2017 was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Children's Book Prize and has garnered widespread critical acclaim. Zana lives in Victoria Australia with her husband and three sons.