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
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.