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Item #: 071131
ISBN: 9780763648480
Grades: K-4

Product Description:

Two different cultures are "mirrored in this colorful picture book for children. One family lives in a city in Australia while the other family lives in Morocco, North Africa. Although each culture is very different, some things still connect them. Children will understand some aspects of life are the same for all families no matter where they live. 48 pgs, hc. ~ Gina

Publisher Description:

Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, a boy and his family wake up, eat breakfast, and head out for a busy day of shopping. Meanwhile, in a small village in Morocco, a boy and his family go through their own morning routines and set out to a bustling market. In this ingenious, wordless picture book, readers are invited to compare, page by page, the activities and surroundings of children in two different cultures. Their lives may at first seem quite unalike, but a closer look reveals that there are many things, some unexpected, that connect them as well. Designed to be read side by side one from the left and the other from the right these intriguing stories are told entirely through richly detailed collage illustrations.

An innovative, two-in-one picture book follows a parallel day in the life of two families: one in a Western city and one in a North African village.

Explore the lands and cultures of Asia, Antarctica, Australia, and Africa. In Asia, you will visit China, Japan, Thailand, and India. In Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ghana. Biblical History connection included.




Category Description for Around the World with Picture Books:

Introduce children to the fascinating and diverse world in which we live through delightful children’s books. Modeled after the Charlotte Mason philosophy of notebooking, this study focuses on the 4 R’s: reading, reasoning, relating and recording. Skills are age appropriate and gentle to engage and inspire children in the learning process. Geography, cultures, animals, folk tales and fables, music and art, are all covered, as are nature studies, poetry and recipes. Literature rich, the authors also provide additional literature and video resources to go deeper. Volumes are flexible for one semester (4 lessons/week) or one year (2 lessons/week). Beautifully illustrated with vibrant photographs and gorgeous art reproductions for the art studies. Black and white nature drawings are included and reproducible for individual families. Quality art supplies are recommended. Please note that a Japanese notebook, Tsubame, is recommended and sold by Beautiful Feet, but we currently do not offer it. ~ Deanne

Primary Subject
Library Builders
Grade Start
K
Grade End
4
ISBN
9780763648480
Author
Jeannie Baker
Format
Hardcover
Brand Name
Candlewick Press
Weight
1.25 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.88" x 10.88" x 0.5"
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part of Beautiful Feet Around the World with Picture Books Curriculum
amber g on Aug 3, 2020
Recommended for Beautiful Feet Around the World part 1
Tavianna on Aug 30, 2019
part of Beautiful Feet Around the World with Picture Books Curriculum
amber g on Aug 3, 2020
To go with Around the World with Picture Books: Part 1 Study Guide
Emily G on May 16, 2020
Recommended for Beautiful Feet Around the World part 1
Tavianna on Aug 30, 2019
An addition to our Beautiful Feet Books' Around the World with Picture Books curriculum.
Jen S. on Jan 10, 2019
To go with Around the World with Picture Books: Part 1 Study Guide
Emily G on May 16, 2020
An addition to our Beautiful Feet Books' Around the World with Picture Books curriculum.
Jen S. on Jan 10, 2019
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