Alina and her family have been forced to flee their country to escape war. Their whole lives packed into four rucksacks, they are faced with hostile border guards, meaning they must make a long and perilous journey to the coast.
Now, about to arrive on the small island of Trigos, Alina is hopeful of starting a new life away from danger, in a place where they’ll be welcome. But when a fishing boat almost sinks their dinghy and angry voices shout at them to go back, it seems that nowhere is safe.
Will Alina and her family ever find somewhere to call home again?

Written in collaboration with the Twinkl Originals team, Somewhere Called Home delves into the issues that refugees and local reception communities deal with when people are displaced, and is ideal for teaching refugee issues for P4-P7/Y4-Y6 pupils. Find out more on the Twinkl website here