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By Smith, David J.; Illustrated by Armstrong, Shelagh
Aiming to provoke thought and elicit questions, this book explains facts about the world's population simply. Instead of unimaginable billions, it presents the whole world as a village of just 100 people. We find out that 22 speak a Chinese dialect and that 17 can't read or write....Read more
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A revised edition of the fascinating and thought-provoking multi-award-winner and international bestseller.
By Smith, David, J; Illustrated by Armstrong, Shelagh
The team behind If the World Were a Village returns with a revealing glimpse into the lives of children around the world. This Child, Every Child uses statistics and stories to draw kids into the world beyond their own borders and provide a window into the lives of fellow childre...n.Read more
The 2nd Edition of the best-selling book which has sold over 400 000 copies in 17 languages - updated with new content and insights about the world's people. First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting ?world-mindedness? by... imagining the world's population - all 6.8 billion of us - as a village of just 100 people. Now, If the World Were a Village has been newly revised with updated statistics, several new activities and completely new material on food security, energy and health. By exploring the lives of the 100 villagers, children will discover that life in other nations is often very different from their own. If the World Were a Village is part of CitizenKid: A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.Read more
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