Discover the story of how the city of Jerusalem came to be in this unforgettable tale of two brothers, which has been passed down in Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities alike for centuries. A powerful, relevant message about selfless kindness and peace.
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Product Dimensions:10 x 9.75 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 5-9 years
Awards & Accolades
NAPRA Nautilus Award Winner, 2008
Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2008
Book of the Year Finalist, ForeWord Magazine, 2007
Middle East Book Award, The Middle East Outreach Council, 2007
“[One City, Two Brothers] captures the spirit of brotherhood and gives both readers and listeners hope for what could be if people thought more about one another than about themselves” — Booklist
“A beautifully illustrated folk tale, with both Jewish and Arabic roots, tells of the origins of the city of Jerusalem.... A wistful reminder of the shared traditions of an extraordinary and turbulent city” — The New York Times
About the Contributors
Written by - Chris Smith
Illustrated by - Aurélia Fronty
Aurélia Fronty is a full-time painter, illustrator and textile artist who lives in Montreuil, France.