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The Cat Man of Aleppo
  • Karim Shamsi-Basha
  • Irene Latham
Illustrator Yuko Shimizu
Awards Caldecott Honor
ISBN 9781984813787

The Cat Man of Aleppo is a 2020 picture book written by Karim Shamsi-Basha and Irene Latham and illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. The book won a 2021 Caldecott Honor. The book is based on the true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, an ambulance driver in the city of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War.

The book also won a 2020 Middle East Book Award.

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