Simple everyday words are presented in English, Spanish, French and German, translated phonetically and color-coded by language.
Explores various aspects of ancient Chinese culture, including art, government, societal structure, religion, and everyday life.
These are the odd details of everyday suburban life that might forever go unnoticed, were they not finally brought to light by Shaun Tan. An exchange student who’s really an alien, a secret room that becomes the perfect place for a quick escape, a typical tale of grandfatherly exaggeration that is actually even more bizarre than he says… These are the odd details of everyday life that grow and take on an incredible life of their own in tales and illustrations.
See the review at WOW Review, Volume 3, Issue 2
A sijo, a traditional Korean verse form, has a fixed number of stressed syllables and a humorous or ironic twist at the end. Like haiku, sijo are brief and accessible, and the witty last line winds up each poem with a surprise. The verses in this book illuminate funny, unexpected, amazing aspects of the everyday–of breakfast, thunder and lightning, houseplants, tennis, freshly laundered socks.
See the review at WOW Review, Volume VII, Issue 2
The heritage of Canada’s various peoples and cultures, along with the everyday lives of Canadians, are among the topics discussed.