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This Is Our World: From Alaska to the Amazon – Meet 20 Children Just Like You

$29.99

$29.99

A richly illustrated, informative, and entertaining book about the ways that young people and their families live around the world. It reveals the animals, plants, and weather conditions that the inhabitants encounter, and introduces readers to a world of fascinating customs. Each of the 20 location spreads focuses on one place and one individual to give a strong sense of personality and place.

Locations are:
Sundarbans (Bangladesh/India); Amazon rainforest; Arctic Circle – Norway; New York City; rock houses of Cappadocia, Turkey; South Pacific island; African savanna; rural Japan; Venice; Sahara desert; Siberian tundra; Alaskan wilderness; Mongolian plains; mud-brick city of Djenné, Mali; Australia’s Red Centre; floating village, Cambodia; Andes mountains, Bolivia; Beijing; Outer Hebrides/Shetland Islands, UK; Supai village, Arizona, USA

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9780753445792
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 29/12/2020
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / People & places (Children's / Teenage)
    Junior Fiction / Kids Other
  • Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
  • Pages: 48
  • Price: $29.99

A richly illustrated, informative, and entertaining book about the ways that young people and their families live around the world. It reveals the animals, plants, and weather conditions that the inhabitants encounter, and introduces readers to a world of fascinating customs. Each of the 20 location spreads focuses on one place and one individual to give a strong sense of personality and place.

Locations are:
Sundarbans (Bangladesh/India); Amazon rainforest; Arctic Circle – Norway; New York City; rock houses of Cappadocia, Turkey; South Pacific island; African savanna; rural Japan; Venice; Sahara desert; Siberian tundra; Alaskan wilderness; Mongolian plains; mud-brick city of Djenné, Mali; Australia’s Red Centre; floating village, Cambodia; Andes mountains, Bolivia; Beijing; Outer Hebrides/Shetland Islands, UK; Supai village, Arizona, USA

Author Information

Tracey Turner has written more than 70 books, most of them for children, on subjects including inventions, the universe, famous writers, rude words and deadly perils. Many have sold foreign rights all over the world, and some have become best sellers. She is also an editor, and commissioned and edited the Horrible Histories series for many years. She lives in Bath, UK, with Tom and their son, Toby.

Åsa Gilland is a Swedish illustrator who loves all things retro, quirky imagery and folk art themes. She studied interior design at Accademia Italiana Moda and has 20 years of experience in surface design and illustration. Åsa produces art for stationery, textiles, home decor and the gift market.