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Our World of Water - Beatrice Hollyer

Our World of Water

By: Beatrice Hollyer, Oxfam (Photographer), Zadie Smith (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st October 2009
ISBN: 9781845079734
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old

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Explore world cultures through the eyes of children and the way they use water.

This book follows the daily lives of six children from from all over the world and explores what water means to them. With the growing threat of floods and droughts occuring throughout the world due to global warming, this book invites discussion on these topics as well as documenting the ways different countries and cultures value water.

About the Author

Beatrice Hollyer is a highly experienced journalist, writer and broadcaster. Her previous books include are "Wake Up, World!" and "Let s Eat!"

About the Illustrator

Oxfam s works in 77 countries and supports nearly 3,000 long-term development projects. Its publishing arm helps raise awareness of life and cultures all over the world.

Industry Reviews

Stunning photographs enhance the high quality of this terrific book, published in association with Oxfam... Global warming and ecological melt-down are topics now being discussed in clasrooms up and down the land, and teachers will find this title very useful as it examines the way that different countries of the world value water. || Numerous color photographs show each child helping at home, washing up and brushing teeth, and working in the yard or field, and complement the clearly written text to demonstrate the similarities and differences in these children's lives.

ISBN: 9781845079734
ISBN-10: 1845079736
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
For Grades: K - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st October 2009
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 22.8  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25

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