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 It 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. Read The Adventures of Laila and Ahmed in Syria by Nushin Alloo – heartforum.co.uk
Nushin Alloo is a global strategist, writer, and former U.S diplomat Born in California, she has lived abroad in Egypt, Lebanon, India, Ghana, the United Arab Emirates, and Syria She was inspired to write The Adventures of Laila and Ahmed in Syria after the start of the Syrian civil war, while working with the country s displaced refugees in Jordan and Greece.Nushin wrote this book as part of Beauty Beneath the Rubble, a project to help change the narrative of places associated with conflict through the power of storytelling and art She wants her child and others to learn about and appreciate the beautiful cultures and historical monuments that are vanishing in many conflict areas Nushin holds master s degrees in Arabic from the University of Maryland and University of Damascus, as well as an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
- 40 pages
- The Adventures of Laila and Ahmed in Syria
- Nushin Alloo
- 02 February 2018 Nushin Alloo