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How the Ariana Crickets Got Their Chirp Back

$17.99 Regular Price
$9.99Sale Price

A young cricket heals his nation, restoring vitality to the land and her creatures.  The solution?  Crickets everywhere chirping simultaneously while witnessing a miraculous event restores the nation to its previous glory.  An allegory about bringing healing to Afghanistan, this clever story with wondrous illustrations features science, architecture, topography, agriculture, history, at-risk historic monuments and sites, family, love, adventure, working with others for common good, indigenous animals, a beloved national sport, societal challenges, and Afghanistan’s beauty.


Hardcover - 48 pages - for children 6 yrs +

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