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“Malala’s Magic Pencil” to Release October 17, 2017

Malala Yousafzai
Written by JoAnn Chateau

Nobel prize-winning education activist Malala Yousafzai is publishing her first illustrated children’s book. She hopes to inspire young people to take action for positive change in their home communities. Malala’s Magic Pencil will release on October 17, 2017.

“…The book… draws on the author’s childhood dream of having a magic pencil with which she could reinvent the world around her.” ~ Kevin Lui

READ MORE: Malala Yousafzai Offers a First Glimpse at Her Magical New Picture Book | Time

Activism for Young Readers


About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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