Publication Date: 02/05/2017 ISBN: 9781452150185 Category:

This Is How We Do It

Matt Lamothe

Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 02/05/2017 ISBN: 9781452150185 Category:



Mr B's review

A terrific book for curious minds, this beautifully illustrated book answers the everyday questions kids want to know about life in other countries – what do the children wear? What do they eat? What does their classroom look like? What kind of house do they live in?  Taking the life of seven real kids in countries from Japan and Russia to Uganda and Iran, this is a stylish and thought-provoking way to open up a window onto the world. 


Follow one day in the real lives of seven kids from around the world-Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia!

In Japan, Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda, Daphine likes to jump rope. While the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days-and this one world we all share-unites them.

This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as well as mirrors reflecting our common experiences. Inspired by his own travels, Matt Lamonthe transports readers across the globe and back with this luminous and thoughtful picture book.

Perfect for kids learning about new cultures and customs
Educates children on the importance of similarities and differences
Gives kids a unique look into the lives of others across the globe

If you enjoyed Carson Ellis’ Home, you’re sure to enjoy the window into the world provided by This is How We Do It.

This children’s picture book is ideal for parents or teachers looking for the following:

World Book for Kids
Travel Book for Kids
Beginning Reading Books
Cultures for Kids Books
Families Around the World Books

Publisher Review

-A global introduction that goes beyond the usual symbols and sights.–Kirkus Reviews “A global introduction that goes beyond the usual symbols and sights.”-Kirkus Reviews “This is exactly the sort of book I love getting for my kids.”–Jason Kottke, “Readers will enjoy making cultural comparisons . . . as they follow each child through his or her day.”-The Horn Book Magazine, starred review “My kids get to see that their way of life isn’t the only way. And that’s a really important lesson. For us all.”–Cool Mom Picks

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