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Authors: Queen Rania Al Abdullah and Kelly DiPucchio

Illustrator: Tricia  Tusa

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

ISBN:  9781423124849


"This engaging title reminds children that having the courage to try new things can result in positive experiences."  

—School Library Journal

"...a delightful story that teaches our youth invaluable lessons on the importance of tolerane, understanding, and friendship."

—President Bill Clinton

"This gem of a book contains an important message for children and adults alike - that we are never too young or too old to find courage to share ourselves with others and learn the value of friendship, love, understanding, and acceptance."

—Maria Shriver, First Lady of Calfornia

Kelly diPucchio

Lily and Salma are best friends. They like

doing all the same things - jumping rope,

drawing pictures, playing on the swings.

And they always eat lunch together. Sure,

they don't eat the same lunch.  Lily eats

peanut butter and Salma eats hummus -

but what's that between friends? 

It turns out, a lot.

Her Majesty Queen Rania and Kelly DiPucchio, together with award-winning illustrator, Tricia Tusa, tell a story inspired by Her Majesty's own childhood - a story about tolerance in which we learn that friendship is far more powerful than differences.

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