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Author Elizabeth Laird. Books by Elizabeth Laird: A Little Piece of Ground. 10 8. 10. The Betrayal of Maggie Blair.
Elizabeth Laird is the award-winning author of Kiss the Dust and The Garbage King
Elizabeth Laird is the award-winning author of Kiss the Dust and The Garbage King. She received the 2004 Hampshire Award in the UK for A Little Piece of Ground, but we had to wait for a US publisher with the courage to pick it up. It has since received the MEOC Award here in the US for the category "Youth Literature". SPECIAL ONLINE - FREE TEACHER'S GUIDE - just go to to download a detailed, 57 page teacher's guide to A Little Piece of Ground.
Elizabeth Laird (born 1943) is a British writer of children's fiction and travel. She is also known for the large body of folktales which she collected from the regions of Ethiopia. Laird was born in New Zealand in 1943. She was the fourth child of her Scottish father and New Zealand mother. The family settled in Purley, near London in 1945. A fifth child was born in 1947. He suffered severe disabilities and died in 1949.
Elizabeth Laird has written many readers and background books on Britain .
Elizabeth Laird has written many readers and background books on Britain in simplified English, as well as picture books for younger readers. During the 1990s she travelled round Ethiopia collecting folk stories from traditional storytellers, and the British Council produced them in a series of readers for Ethiopian schools. A Little Piece of Ground (2003) is set in Ramallah, Palestine, from the point of view of boys caught up in the intifada. Elizabeth Laird has spent her adult life experiencing many different cultures: she has spent periods of time living and working in Malaysia, Ethiopia, India, Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine.
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In Elizabeth Laird's A Little Piece of Ground, twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew. Israeli tanks control the city in response to a Palestinian suicide bombing
In Elizabeth Laird's A Little Piece of Ground, twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew. Israeli tanks control the city in response to a Palestinian suicide bombing. Karim longs to play football with his mates – being stuck inside with his teenage brother and fearful parents is driving him crazy. When the curfew ends, he and his friend discover an unused patch of ground that's the perfect site for a football pitch
The laird and the wanton widow. One night as a courtesan. Unmasking lady innocent. Did Father tell you the local people hate us because we are English? They think of us as usurpers, you know.
The laird and the wanton widow. For some obscure reason her father, the lord of the manor, wished to visit there next-something he had not told her before they left London and the real reason she was regretting her agreement to accompany him. Dunross was the last place in the world she wished to visit.
Written by Elizabeth Laird, one of Great Britain’s best-known young adult authors, A Little Piece Of Ground explores the human cost of the occupation of Palestinian lands through the eyes of a young boy. Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew.
FORBIDDEN GROUND Written by Elizabeth Laird. Stock no. 732045 Published by Hamish Hamilton. Call or text us on Skype. Book in excellent condition, arrived quickly and well packed, thank you.