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Lubna and Pebble

An unforgettable story about the power of friendship.

Author Wendy Meddour and Illustrator Daniel Egneus

Suitable for:  4+ For fans of The Promise by Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin.

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-276725-7
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Paperback: 32 pages
Dimensions: 270x230mm

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Lubna's best friend is a pebble. Lubna tells Pebble everything. About home. About her brothers. About the war. Pebble always listens to her stories and smiles when she feels afraid. But when a lost little boy arrives in the World of Tents, Lubna understands that he needs Pebble even more than she does . . .

This page was last updated on 11 May 2021 at 04:30 GMT


  • This warm and touching picturebook, about a child's kindness to another, features children who have crossed a sea from a war to live in a world of tents. Evocative drawings express sadness and hope. - One to Watch Out For in the Sunday Times
  • This tender, understated story honors the emotional resilience of young people. - Horn Book Magazine
  • A true celebration of the endless creativity and resilience of children. - Kirkus Reviews
  • Spacious, soaring spreads by Egneus add flashes of imaginative escape to the poignant story by Meddour. - Publishers Weekly
  • The story has an ageless emotional heart, really, with lovely illustrations, told in a way easily understood by children. - Families Glasgow
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