The Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia

      The Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia
  • Unknown Binding
  • 32 pages
  • The Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia
  • Elizabeth Laird
  • English
  • 15 April 2018
  • 0030060524

About the Author: Elizabeth Laird

Laird was born in New Zealand in 1943, the fourth of five children Her father was a ship s surgeon both he and Laird s mother were Scottish In 1945, Laird and her family returned to Britain and she grew up in South London, where she was educated at Croydon High School.When she was eighteen, Laird started teaching at a school in Malaysia She decided to continue her adventurous life, even though she was bitten by a poisonous snake and went down with typhoid After attending the university in Bristol, Laird began teaching English in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia She and a friend would hire mules and go into remote areas in the holidays After a while at Edinburgh University, Laird worked in India for a summer During travel, she met her future husband, David McDowall, who she said was very kind to her when she was airsick on a plane The couple were married in 1975 and have two sons, Angus and William Laird has also visited Iraq and Lebanon She claims to dislike snakes, porridge and being cold but enjoys very dark chocolate, Mozart, reading and playing the violin in the Iraq Symphony Orchestra She currently lives in Richmond, London with her husband.

      The Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia
Retells the life of a thirteenth century Ethiopian who performed many miracles for his people, such as feeding the hungry during a famine and raising the dead to life Illustrated with paintings from an eighteenth century illuminated manuscript. Best Read The Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia Author Elizabeth Laird For Kindle ePUB or eBook –

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10 thoughts on “ The Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia

  1. Güneş says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here imtahanlar sebebi ile kitab oxuya bilmirem,amma balaca qarda ma alma a ve ona ald qlar m oxuama a vaxt m qeder gec deyil u aq edebiyyat n oxuacam 3

  2. Andrew says:

    I purchased this book to read to my first child when she was about two years old She is now twenty nine and my copy of the book is still in very good condition It tells the story of Tekla Haymanot, one of the saints of the Ethiopian church A good read for children with plenty of illustrations.