A fantastic opportunity to hear right from Wafa' Tarnowska, the author of Nour's Secret Library, a picture book that is winning praise from readers around the globe.
Forced to take shelter when their Syrian city is plagued with bombings, young Nour and her cousin begin to bravely build a secret underground library. Based on the author’s own life experience and inspired by a true story, Nour’s Secret Library is about the power of books to heal, transport and create safe spaces during difficult times.
Wafa' Tarnowska was born in Lebanon and has lived and worked around the world. She strives to create a valuable bridge between East and West, helping to break down the stereotypical images people have of one another.