Karim is the author of The Cat Man of Aleppo, Home Sweet Home Alabama, Shelter from the Storm, Beauty Box, Marriage Advice from A Divorced Guy, and a journalist who tells stories with words, photographs, and an occasional breaking of the rules. 

The Cat Man of Aleppo


"The story of the Cat Man of Aleppo is remarkable... A safe, sobering, and hopeful introduction to the crisis in Syria."

-Booklist, starred review

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Now available in hardcover and e-book

Praise for The Cat Man of Aleppo

 “Based on a true story, this picture book is distinctive for its engaging narrative and impeccable illustrations . . . A beautifully told and illustrated story that offers a unique perspective on both war and humanity.”


—Kirkus Reviews, starred review


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