This book is about water.
For many people in the developed world, water doesn’t seem a very interesting topic. It’s everywhere—so obvious and so simple! It flows from our taps into our glasses, into our cooking pots and kettles. It’s in our sinks, our baths, our toilets. We don’t have to walk very far. We certainly don’t have to carry it anywhere. It’s in the kitchen, in the bathroom, in a hose in our gardens. Sometimes we even leave it running while we do something else. Some of us have even flushed our
“North American readers will come away with a greater appreciation for a substance they’ve likely not thought much about and the role it plays in children’s lives across the globe.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Published in association with Oxfam, this nicely designed book describes the way children in six countries use water in their daily lives.”—Booklist
Children and Water Around the World