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Teleia Publications
Illustrated by Renia Metallinou

When she was a little girl, Sophia dreamed of becoming a nurse to take care of others. She did not imagine then, that one day she would find herself on the front line of war and conflict that ravaged her country.

Α story about the strength and courage of a young nurse, which shines light one all those who work tirelessly and selflessly to relieve human suffering. Based on a true story.

* Cyprus national literature award for young children (2018)

“In simple writing, Marina Mihaelidou-Kadi manages to narrate not only the life of Grandma Sophia, the dynamic and courageous nurse, … but to also highlight the recent history of Cyprus, without a trace of nationalism. The text is supported by the marvelous illustrations of Renia Metallinou.” An excerpt by the review committee of the national literature awards for young children