An illustrated description of walls around the world and their significance, from the Great Wall of China to the Berlin Wall.
A bunny is furry and breathes air. Who else is like that – a pigeon, a fish, a chameleon, or a fox? Some animals have fins to swim with, some have feathers and a beak, some have skin that is scaly, or smooth and wet. But whatever features a creature has, someone else has them, too. Can you guess who? Big flaps and a matching spread at the end make animal classification fun.
Pen pals Elliott and Kailash discover that even though they live in different countries–America and India–they both love to climb trees, own pets, and ride school buses.
Readers spend a school day with two kindergarten classes in this flip-me-over book. One side tells the story of a class from Schenectady, New York, and the other side tells of a class from Beijing, China. As the day progresses, clocks show the time in the USA and in China, noting that its daytime on one side of the world and nighttime on the other. Discover the differences and similarities between these two countries as the classes participate in activities such as reading stories, drawing pictures, eating lunch, playing at recess, and solving problems.
Every culture has its own special traditions and reasons for celebrating. At first glance these practices seem quite different from one another, but they are actually much more alike than you may realize.
This story presents the things that all children over the world have in common, including their need for food, clothes, people to love them, and the opportunity to play.