New and forthcoming booksThe Butterfly Heart
Set in Zambia the butterfly heart of Africa this novel gently introduces the concept of child marriage through its lyrical and very entertaining story. No!
No. No? No! A little boy sets out to deliver a letter, witnessing acts of war on the way. But when he encounters a bully by the post-box, he decides that enough is enough. Endorsed by Amnesty International UKAmnesty International Report 2011
The 38th edition of Amnestys highly respected and comprehensive reference guide to international human rights.We are all born free mini edition
We are all born free is an outstanding and beautiful picture book celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Artists and illustrators from all over the world offer their personal interpretation of the Articles, making them easy to understand for young readers. Children aged 6 and over will take great pleasure in discovering an exceptional illustration as well as a fundamental right on every page they turn.
Published by Frances Lincoln in association with Amnesty International, with forewords by David Tennant, who describes this collection as a 'beautiful book' in which 'youll find thirty rules for the world to live by' and John Boyne, for whom this book 'might be the most important one that you ever own.'
We Are All Born Free has already been translated into more than 30 languages and sold over 200,000 copies.Incarceration and human rights
A collection of original essays and responses from diverse contributors on the intersection between incarceration and human rights. What do human rights concerns dictate about the practices that we tolerate in places of incarceration? And conversely, what can prisons, their hard facts and the ideas underpinning them, tell us about human rights? All royalties go to Amnesty International.The Long Bridge
The extraordinary and moving memoir of Urszula Muskus, who spent 16 years as a prisoner of Stalinist Russia. Torn from her industrious, middle-class life following her husbands arrest, she was packed into a rail wagon and sent eastwards into Kazakhstan and Siberia. In an alien world of political prisoners and depraved criminals she had to learn to survive to the best of her ability. Despite her terrible ordeal, her memoir is infused with her own positive and compassionate view of the world and human nature.
With a foreword by Kate Allen, director of Amnesty International UK
Safi and her Tatar family return to their Crimean homeland after being forcibly deported many years earlier. An evocative childs eye view of displacement and of trying to make home really home.
Fiction for ages 12+A Child's Garden
Master storyteller Michael Foreman creates a timely and moving story of a child creating a garden of hope in the midst of poverty and war. Suitable for ages 5+.Revolution is not a dinner party
The powerful story of a Chinese girl who comes of age and fights to survive during her countrys Cultural Revolution.
Fiction for ages 10+How to Heal a Broken Wing (paperback)
When Will helps an injured bird, he learns that a little kindness can go a long way.Small Acts of Resistance
In a world of Goliaths, we need stories of Davids to sustain us. With its gutsy, creative and rousing tales of ordinary people creating extraordinary change, Small Acts of Resistance proves that it is possible - armed with a little ingenuity and a lot of passion - to bring down dictators, change unfair laws, fight injustice and raise ones voice in freedom by defying those who would deny it. Spanning the globe and history, this puts a pop culture spin on human rights with its accessible and inspiring approach to international activism. Moving from Albania to Zimbabwe, and throughout Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe, Small Acts offers an engaging collection of over 100 stories celebrating courage, perseverance and the resilience of the human spirit.
Co-author Steve Crawshaw is international advocacy director at Amnesty InternationalChalkline
The moving story of a Kashmiri boy soldier, from a prize-winning Irish author. Suitable for ages 12+Our world, our rights
This resource for teachers of pupils aged 5 to 13 brings human rights to life in the classroom. It includes 30 step-by-step lesson plans and activities for use across the curriculum in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Before We Say Goodbye
Before We Say Goodbye is an extraordinary novel that was inspired by an actual suicide bombing and tells the story of two teenage girls, one Palestinian, one Israeli. Its fast-paced narrative shows the corrosive psychological damage caused when societies are riddled with violence and hatred.
Already published in Italy, it has received great critical acclaim. Suitable for ages 14+Amnesty International Report 2010
The 37th edition of a renowned and comprehensive reference guide to international human rights War on terror
The term 'War on Terror' (WOT) covers a mass of interlinked topics. Here an outstanding group of authors and academics dissect them from ethical, political, legal, economic and historical perspectives. Drawn from the world-famous Oxford Amnesty Lectures, the essays are substantial contributions to their fields and of abiding relevance. This is a powerful contribution to an urgent debate.
All royalties go to Amnesty International. Chris Miller is a freelance critic, translator and editor and a founding member of the Oxford Amnesty Lectures.<br><br><b>Special price 16.99 (normal price 18.99)</b>How to Heal a Broken Wing (hardback)
When Will helps an injured bird, he learns that a little kindness can go a long way.Created Equal
Created Equal is a frank and clear-sighted introduction to the current state of women's rights globally.Fire In The Soul
Supporting Amnesty International, this is a rousing collection of poems by an international array of poet, mixing well-known names with relative newcomers. They are as much about assertiveness and hope as they are about injustice and the outrages that scar human history.The Unheard Truth
In our rapidly globalising age with economic growth occurring in almost every corner of the world, it is easy to forget that more than one billion people still live on less than one dollar a day. As the first woman and first Asian Secretary General of Amnesty International, Irene Khan has brought a strong focus to socio-economic rights and violence against women around the world.More books