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Nominated children & YA author, blogger, illustrator, publisher, and columnist, Lily Amis, is the author of “Destination: Freedom” and fifteen more books to this date. With her honest memoir Lily has enjoyed strong media exposure and public interest during the refugee crises in summer 2015. Placements included two features with national newspaper, the Daily Mirror, as well as interviews with popular British lifestyle websites Female First and Frost Magazine. A review on Lovereading.co.uk – the UK’s most visited book recommendation website – praised the memoir as a “frank, powerful and thought-provoking true-life story.”
Lily Amis had to fight against injustice, prejudice, discrimination, and social isolation for almost three decades to become who she is today. An Independent Publisher and Author with the goal to entertain, educate and inspire readers about important and eye-opening topics in our society. Her books and audiobooks are educational and timeless for the young and young at heart. The books are available in English, German and Italian.
In 2017 Lily Amis has published her first magazine. The free blogger magazine READ MY MIND is about publishing, books, movies, design/art, travel and history and is available three times a year (in March, July, November).
In 2018 Lily Amis has published a monthly free online magazine READ MY LIPS, NO COMMENT!
INTERVIEWS with Lily Amis regarding the Refugee crises and her memoir Destination Freedom.
Daily Mirror UK (Beeing a Refugee is a living Hell):
For more information and interviews about Lily Amis Books, audiobooks and charity projects please visit: www.LilyAmis.com
on Jan. 16, 2018 :
I truly enjoyed this small but really meaningful book! I liked the idea to do not despair, even in the most difficult situations, and to do not lose time in complaints, loosing the opportunities to watch at the positive side, that always exists.
In a clear, simple, but at the same time symbolic and deep way, the author writes this story suitable for adults and children. Very recommended for everyone wants to read a beautiful and well written story.
(reviewed 7 days after purchase)
on Sep. 04, 2017 :
A short, but sweet story about Fishy's desire for freedom, and the way in which Birdy helps her to achieve that. Enjoyable and a nice quick read. I liked it very much, along with the message it sends to the reader in that you don't know how lucky you are until faced with your own privilege, and that there is always hope, you just have to find it.
(reviewed 5 months after purchase)
on Sep. 03, 2017 :
I really enjoyed this story and I read it to my daughter. We laughed as we read it because we could really picture Fishy doing what was described in the book! I would like to read more children’s stories from this author in the future.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)