Reviews

  • "Malala's Magic Pencil tells the beguiling tale of Malala Yousafzai's dream of a magic pencil and her discovery of education's transformative power, in a beautiful paean to children and their potential for heroic change. Husband-and-wife duo Kerascöet's watercolour illustrations, with their golden flourishes and bursts of pink, perfectly complement the text... a clear and resonant call to arms."

    The Guardian - Best New Picture Books and Novels
  • "Warm, tender and brave, this beautiful version of Malala's inspiring story should be something every parent reads with their child."

    Booktrust
  • "An enchanting debut...a timely reminder that happy endings aren't just the preserve of fairytales."

    The Observer
  • "With its ethereal illustrations and dreamy-looking heroine, Malala's Magic Pencil has the appearance of a fairy-tale classic."

    The Telegraph
  • "This beautifully illustrated book is a truly inspiring read for youngsters."

    The Sun
  • "Empowering, hopeful and perfectly pitched for a young audience, this is an inspiring read for children everywhere."

    The School Run

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