If the World Were a Village: A Book about the World's People


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$18.99  $17.66
Kids Can Press
Publish Date
9.27 X 12.38 X 0.39 inches | 1.16 pounds

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About the Author

David J. Smith is a teacher and educational consultant with over 25 years of experience in the classroom and is the creator of the award-winning curriculum "Mapping the World by Heart."

Shelagh Armstrong is a freelance commercial artist who has designed adult book covers, stamps and commemorative coins .If the World Were a Village was her first children's book. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.


It's an eye-opener for all.--Where Toronto
This highly informative book will get kids thinking and asking questions.--Booklist
These days, the world seems to be getting smaller. This timely, unique book enhances that sentiment. It is useful for a current understanding of the world's population.--School Library Journal
This amazing book could be used in many different ways across the curriculum.Each chapter (on topics such as population, food and schooling) is accompanied by bright, folksy illustrations that make this global village look like a lively and interesting place. Includes a section on teaching children about the global village.--Children's Book News
Thought-provoking and highly effective, this world-in-miniature will open eyes to a wider view of our planet and its human inhabitants.--Horn Book Magazine
This offering can be an eye-opener and a source of action.--Library Talk, Starred Review
Unique format shrinks the world's population down to 100 and presents who we are, where we live, how fast we are growing, what languages we speak and more.--ForeWord