A heart-stopping and sensitive exploration of the lives of children marred by conflict, from award-winning author Elizabeth Laird.
Elizabeth Laird is the multi-award-winning author of several much-loved children's books, including The Garbage King, The Prince Who Walked with Lions and The Fastest Boy in the World. Her most recent novel, Welcome to Nowhere, was published to huge critical acclaim and was shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize, as well as the Books Are My Bag Young Adult Award. Elizabeth has been shortlisted for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal six times. She lives in Britain now, but still likes to travel as much as she can.
A fine book, and a daring book -- Michael Morpurgo
This book must go down as a brave, serious and successful attempt to reach out and have this story heard -- Michael Rosen * Books For Keeps *
A Little Piece of Ground has the same rights as any other book to be on the shelves of shops and libraries. I also think that by reading books like this, and acknowledging other points of view, it will be easier for both sides to understand each other -- Fourteen year-old reader * Jewish Chronicle *