Whoever You Are (Reading Rainbow Books) (Paperback)

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By Mem Fox, Leslie Staub (Illustrator)
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"Little one, / whoever you are, / wherever you are, / there are little ones / just like you / all over the world." So begins the Australian author Mem Fox's joyful picture book Whoever You Are, a celebration of the world's diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences. Leslie Straub's innovative, colorful, folk art-style oil paintings of children from all corners of the globe are bordered with photographs of hand-carved, bejeweled frames--and they all reflect Fox's message that no matter where we come from, within our hearts "Joys are the same, / and love is the same. / Pain is the same, / and blood is the same." A gem.

Praise For…

"An essential book that acknowledges in the simplest of terms our common humanity."--Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152060305
ISBN-10: 0152060308
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: September 1st, 2006
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Reading Rainbow Books

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