A Ticket Around the World

Category: Book
By (author): Diaz, Natalia
By (author): Owens, Melissa
Illustrated By: Smith, Kim
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / General (see also Religious / Chri
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Owlkids Books
Published: March 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 9.00in x 10.00in
Our Price:
$ 9.95
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From The Publisher*Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all 6 populated continents. Along the way, he introduces us to each friend's environment and customs, and shares interesting facts about each country's culture, language, food, geography, wildlife, landmarks and more. Each country has a dedicated spread with a small map that shows geography and landmarks, letting readers imagine they are traveling, too. The format makes it easy to spot similarities and differences between countries.

This informational picture book brings engaging nonfiction content to younger readers by showing them how other children just like them live around the world. Playful, realistic illustrations done with stylized realism lend warmth and whimsy to the book, making each locale feel welcoming. A Ticket Around the World will leave readers feeling like they've toured the globe without ever having left home.
From The Publisher*Take a tour of 13 fascinating countries in this introduction to cultures around the world
From The Publisher*Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all 6 populated continents. Along the way, he introduces us to each friend's environment and customs, and shares interesting facts about each country's culture, language, food, geography, wildlife, landmarks and more. Each country has a dedicated spread with a small map that shows geography and landmarks, letting readers imagine they are traveling, too. The format makes it easy to spot similarities and differences between countries.

This informational picture book brings engaging nonfiction content to younger readers by showing them how other children just like them live around the world. Playful, realistic illustrations done with stylized realism lend warmth and whimsy to the book, making each locale feel welcoming. A Ticket Around the World will leave readers feeling like they've toured the globe without ever having left home.
Review Quote*"Can easily appeal beyond an American readership." - Publishers Weekly
Review Quote*"The format easily invites comparisons and contrasts, and thought-provoking questions at the end will encourage additional critical thinking." - Booklist
Review Quote*"An excellent resource."- Canadian Children's Book News
Review Quote*"Facts are incorporated into the page seamlessly, like a conversation between friends." - Canadian Review of Materials
Review Quote*"The book's inviting design resembles a scrapbook, with small, fact-filled vignettes sprinkled across the pages... will undoubtedly inspire young armchair travelers." - The National Reading Campaign
Review Quote*"A great resource for students at the primary level who are beginning to learn about other countries." - Resource Links