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WINNER OF THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDWINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN S BOOK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE Told With Heart And Humour, The Boy At The Back Of The Class Is A Child S Perspective On The Refugee Crisis, Highlighting The Importance Of Friendship And Kindness In A World That Doesn T Always Make SenseThere Used To Be An Empty Chair At The Back Of My Class, But Now A New Boy Called Ahmet Is Sitting In ItHe S Nine Years Old Just Like Me , But He S Very Strange He Never Talks And Never Smiles And Doesn T Like Sweets Not Even Lemon Sherbets, Which Are My Favourite But Then I Learned The Truth Ahmet Really Isn T Very Strange At All He S A Refugee Who S Run Away From A War A Real One With Bombs And Fires And Bullies That Hurt People And The I Find Out About Him, The I Want To HelpThat S Where My Best Friends Josie, Michael And Tom Come In Because You See, Together We Ve Come Up With A Plan With Beautiful Illustrations By Pippa Curnick This is a delightful and important children s book The book is really well written and extremely well edited If you liked Harry Potter Book One, you ll enjoy this book To be honest, as I read the book, I kept thinking J.K Rowling must have written it using a pseudonym as she did with the Robert Galbraith books I read this book with my 9 years old boy and 5 years old girl, and my husband We laughed and cried and reflected as we went through the chapters It is the best children s book I have ever read Very honestly and intelligently brings on a challenging topic, and expose it, in a frank yet gentle way to hearts and minds of children, and adults Bravo I think every teacher should read this book to their class It gives a very real picture of how the issues affect all children.