About the Author & Illustrator
PLAYING WAR, by Kathy Beckwith, is a book about understanding what war can be like for families, and that it’s not a game, it’s also a sensitive story about the power of friendship and how children can learn from one another.
Available wherever books are sold.
Honors and Awards:
Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2006
Children’s Pick of the List Title, New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association, 2005
WHY READ THIS BOOK?
What is a game for one set of children is a reality for another child. Children respond compassionately when a friend shares the realities of war.
War, violent games.
Many children don’t understand the realities of war.