Chiara Mezzalama and Regis Lejonc: The Garden of Inside-Outside
This is the story of a young girl names Chiara, who moves to Tehran with her family in the summer of 1981. their new home is a palace with a wils walled garden where princes and princesses used to live!! Inside the garden wall are all sorts of mysterious secrets and surprises...even a pond with a carp that is one hundred years old.
Outside, where the city monster breathes darkly, there are bombs and soldiers with heavy boots and big beards. One day, a boy called Massoud climbs over the wall and makes friends with Chiara. They don’t speak the same language, but together they invent the kingdoms of Outside-Inside and Inside-Outside. Is their secret safe, though? A book about friendship through adversity, acceptance of others and of war and peace.