Book details

Macmillan Children's Book

Our World of Water

Children and Water Around the World

Author: Beatrice Hollyer

Our World of Water

Our World of Water

$17.99

Hardcover

About This Book

Wherever we live in this world—whether our country is rich or poor—water is vital to our survival on this planet. This book follows the daily lives of children in Peru,Mauritania, the United...

Page Count
48
On Sale
09/01/2009

Book Details

Wherever we live in this world—whether our country is rich or poor—water is vital to our survival on this planet. This book follows the daily lives of children in Peru,Mauritania, the United States, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Tajikistan, and explores what water means to them.Where does it come from? How do they use it?

With the growing threat of climate change affecting all our lives, this book invites discussion on the ways different countries and cultures value this most precious of our planet's natural resources.

Imprint Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

ISBN

9780805089417

In The News

“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

About the Creators

Our World of Water

Our World of Water

$17.99

Hardcover