When a barber finds the nose of one of his clients in a loaf of bread baked by his wife, strange events ensue as the client tries to get his nose back. At the same time, in another part of the city, the Deputy Inspector of Reindeer awoke and looked in the mirror–only to find a totally empty spot where his nose should have been.
It used to be, we could only write letters, now we can use the telephone! How will we communicate in the future? Young readers will discover the concept of this great invention along with a quick history of this technological advancement.
A little girl learns about the Masai tribe at school and daydreams about what her life would be if she had been born a Masai. Comparing her life and theirs, she learns that she has a spiritual and even physical kinship with them.
Young people describe the different kinds of homes they live in around the world and how they see the stars. Eight children–from the Philippines, Ghana, Japan, the American Southwest, Brazil, Alaska, Mongolia, and Nepal–share stories of the stars that they can see from their homelands.