A young Japanese boy, worried that his grandfather is lonely, accompanies him to the public bath.
Troy Thompson, a Grade 6 student, in trying to understand the art of poetry, as he stumbles over the Japanese form of ‘Haiku’, the ballad, the limerick and the sonnet. At the end of the year, Troy’s poetry has improved and his respect for his teacher has grown too! An entertaining introduction to poetry, which […]
George lived alone with his grandmother and an empty place where his mother and father should be. One Friday on his way home from school, George visited the animal shelter. There, in the very last cage, was Jeremy, a dog who looked as lost and as lonely as George. When Jeremy goes home to live […]
This handpicked collection of untranslatable words from all over the world celebrates the magic of language, with gorgeous original artwork and fascinating facts about each word and the culture it comes from.
Explore the amazing dieversity of our planet’s people and cultures in full technicolor. Find out how people celebrate the New Year in Thailand, discover Iran’s incredible Fire Festival, and much, much more.
Inspired by the historic Manneke Pis statue in his hometown of Brussels, a little boy practices and perfects the art of standing up.
Visit the oasis – a green jewel in the Sahara – and see the birds, bugs, animals and people who both survive and thrive there.
When she meets the famous Australian astronomer John Tebbutt, Alicia realizes that she is no longer doomed to a life of needlework and milking cows but that her future is as limitless as the stars.
When each of the umbrellas he brings back to his village disappears, Kiri Mama devises a plan to track down the thief.
A scrappy eleven-year-old orphan works hard at his uncle’s tire repair shop and proves himself at work and in a bicycle race.