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DK Children Just Like Me A Unique Celebration Of Children Around The World UNICEF

DK Children Just Like Me A Unique Celebration Of Children Around The World UNICEF

Barnabas Kindersley & Anabel Kindersley

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Age (years) : 7 - 14

Tadesse from Ethiopia, Suchart from Thailand, Celina from Brazil. . . each of these children has hopes and fears, dreams and beliefs. Their cultures are different, yet in many ways their daily lives are very similar, as are their hopes for the future and their ways of looking at the world.

Over the past two years, a photographer and a teacher have traveled to more than 30 countries, meeting and interviewing children. Each child's story is recorded in this remarkable book, published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Extraordinary photographs bring to life the children's families and homes, their clothes and food, their friends and favorite games, and other aspects of their daily lives.

The children live in places as diverse as New York, Mongolia, and the Amazon Basin. These are children from both industrialized and developing nations, children from busy cities and remote rural communities, and children from tribal cultures. Their environments include mountains, deserts, rain forests, plains, and polar regions. Most live in families, but Suchart, a novice monk, lives in a monastery, and Tadesse, an Ethiopian boy, lives in an orphanage. Children everywhere will enjoy reading about the lives of these children who share their world.

Those who want to make friends with children around the world can join the Children Just Like Me Penpal Club, details of which are included in this book. Part of the Penpal Club membership fee goes to support UNICEF, helping children all over the world.

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Publisher : DK

Format : Hardcover

Language : English

Content : Non-Fiction

Style : Illustrated - Colour

ISBN : 9780751353273

Size : Large

SKU : BY1-2504

Genre : Geography

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