“Books are every country’s weapon, without which the country is weak.
Books are like the sun’s light and they help people rise themselves.
Books are precious treasure and best friends of people. ”
Books Aboard Comment:
Ayla’s poem was the one chosen to help pupils design a Bookmark for BOOKS ABROAD for World Book Day 2000.
The winner of the competition was Julie Fullerton, New Aberdour Primary School, Aberdeenshire. Her bookmark matches the line of Ayla’s poem:
‘Books are like the sun’s light and they help people rise themselves.’