By Smith, David J.Illustrated by Armstrong, Shelagh
What if the world's population were represented by a village of just 100 people? This beautiful and unique book, explains facts about the world's population in a simple and fascinating way. Instead of unimaginable billions, it presents the whole world as a village of just 100 peo...ple. We soon find out that 22 speak a Chinese dialect and that 17 cannot read or write. We also discover the people's religions, their education, their standard of living, and much much more... Perfect for inspiring children with an interest in geography, citizenship and different customs and cultures, whether they read it at home or at school.Read more
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David J. Smith has more than 25 years of experience in the classroom as a teacher. Now a full-time educational consultant, he has led workshops for schools and professional associations throughout the US and Canada and in Latin America, Africa, Europe, Australia and Asia. David is also the creator of the award-winning curriculum Mapping the World by Heart and the author of If, If America Were a Village and This Child, Every Child. Shelagh Armstrong has been illustrating since 1987. A major part of her work to date can be found on international product packages. In the past 15 years she has been awarded work by the Royal Canadian Mint (including three commemorative coins for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games coin collection), Canada Post and many book and magazine publishers.
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