ONE CITY, TWO BROTHERS
Chris Smith, illustrated by Aurelia Fronty
This ancient tale about brotherly love could not be more timely. Told for centuries by Jewish, Christian and Muslim people, its theme of peaceable sharing and goodwill is relevant to adults and children alike.
Chris Smith is a storyteller who has also worked with UNICEF and Oxfam on the West Bank and in Gaza. The power of traditional stories is a source of inspiration for Chris, and he wrote this book to "combine my love of story with the wish for the people of Israel and Palestine to find peace." Aurélia Fronty is a painter, illustrator and textile artist. Traditional art from around the world has always inspired her, particularly colors and patterns. Aurelia has illustrated many children's books in the French market, and this is her first project for Barefoot Books.