If the World Were a Village

Author(s): David J. Smith

Children Non-Fiction

At this moment there are more than 6 billion people on this planet. Picturing so many people at one time is hard - but what if we imagine the whole world as a village of just 100 people? In this village: 22 people speak a Chinese dialect 20 earn less than a dollar a day 17 cannot read or write 50 are often hungry 24 have a television in their homes If the World Were a Village tells us who we are, where we live, how fast we are growing, which languages we speak, which religions we practice and more. So come and learn about our global village. What you discover may surprise you!


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'delightful book...colorful, clear and easy-to-read' Teacher's ToolkitMarch 2006'This beautifully-illustrated picture book is such a wonderful tool for giving children a global perspective on how we live today.' Manly Daily03/03/2006'David Smith's reference book is a terrific resource for any year level throughout primary school...The factual information takes on a story-like format. This makes statistical information interesting and believable to young primary students.'Geographical EducationVolume 19 2006

General Fields

  • : 9781741148152
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 0.182
  • : February 2006
  • : 305mm X 230mm X 3mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David J. Smith
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Shelagh Armstrong
  • : English
  • : 910
  • : 32
  • : 32 pages full colour