Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak

Paperback / softback
'What are my three wishes? I want to be an artist. I want to dance. And I want to be old.' Danielle, 8 Palestinian and Israeli children are surrounded by war. They live with explosions, gunfire and helicopters swarming overhead. Their families are divided, their neighbours have become enemies. In this book, children speak out about their lives, their families and their wishes for the future. 'My three wishes? I have just one. I want the war to end.' Talia, 16 'Many of Deborah's stories moved me to tears. The authenticity of these voices is shattering.' - author, Hanifa Deen, Member of the Australian Arabic Council 'Here is one wish: That each time political leaders and actors in the region decide upon a significant course of action, they first read a few chapters from Deborah Ellis's moving testimony.'- Dr Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of New South Wales