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Morten Durr

Biography

Morten Durr

MORTEN DÜRR is the award winning author of 54 books in Danish, which have been translated into nine languages. He lives in Copenhagen with his two daughters. This is his first book to be published in English.

Morten Durr

Books by Morten Durr

written by Morten Durr with illustrations by Lars Horneman - Children's, Children's 10-14, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Youth Fiction

Zenobia was once a great warrior queen of Syria whose reign reached from Egypt to Turkey. When things feel overwhelming for Amina, her mother reminds her to think of Zenobia and be strong. Amina is a Syrian girl caught up in a war that reaches her village. To escape the war she boards a small boat crammed with other refugees. The boat is rickety and the turbulent seas send Amina overboard. In the dark water Amina remembers playing hide and seek with her mother and the journey she had to undertake with her uncle to escape. And she thinks of the brave warrior Zenobia.