A girl and her father travel on the roof of a train towards the border. They long to be safe. On the way the girl counts chickens, cows, clouds, and also the stars. Sometimes both have to take a break so that the father can earn money for the next leg of the journey. This colorfully illustrated picture book tells a moving, timeless, and often adventurous refugee story from the perspective of a child. »A masterpiece of understatement« [Kirkus Review].
THU 12.9. | 9:00 | Silent Green | conversation, reading & live-illustration | German & Spanish | Guest: Rafael Yockteng | Host: Josefine Liesfeld | Speaker: Dorothee Krüger | grades 1–3 | Booking number: 1201