Celebrates the big ideas and everyday moments that all children share
Product Code: 8441
ISBN: 9781782853329
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Published Date: 01/01/2019
Pages: 64
Availability:In stock
Price: $16.99

Discover the must-have book for all children! Barefoot Books Children of the World depicts kids from countries and cultures all over the world. From enjoying special days to trying on silly hats, this ground-breaking picture book celebrates the big ideas and everyday moments that all children share.

A simple narrative with stunning hand-painted illustrations by award-winning artist David Dean invites both small children and independent readers to think about their own experiences while providing a window into the experiences of others.

A full 15 pages of educational endnotes explain the detailed illustrations, encouraging meaningful conversations about diversity and inclusion. Older children will be empowered to explore these important issues on their own. An essential addition to every home or classroom library!

Ages 3 to 10 years

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Gold Medal Winner, Moonbeam Awards, 2016
Brain Child Award Winner, Tillywig Toy & Media Awards, 2016
Silver Award for Juvenile Nonfiction, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award, 2016
Featured on The Today Show, 2016
Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book Gold Winner, NAPRA Nautilus Awards, 2017
Multicultural Book of the Month, Colours of Us Blog, 2016
Books That Bring People Together, School Library Journal, 2018

"(Children of the World) takes its readers on a visual trek across the globe, where they discover that - despite our different clothes and homes and languages - we are more alike than different" - Caryl Stern, President & CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

"Definitely add this to the mix to create interested world citizens" - Kirkus Reviews

"A lyrical exploration of humankind that strikes a lovely balance between celebrating individuality while recognizing the rewards of community" - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A book to dip into time and time again; a treasure trove of discussion topics, but also an aesthetic delight" - BookTrust

"Strickland and DePalma 'invite all young readers to explore the world and discover their place within it,' and I believe this book is an excellent starting point for that" - The School Librarian

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