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Who Is The World For?

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Chinese edition of "Who is the World for?" The question was asked by the bear, the lion, the hippo, the whale, the rabbit, the owl, and the baby boy!- 29 pages, Chinese phonics, HC
Paperback, 30 pages
Published December 3rd 2001 by Walker Books Ltd (first published November 1st 1900)
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Feb 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a pictorial book about different types of animals. In each case, about a parent and their young: bears, lions, hippos, whales, hares and owls. It is also about a boy and his father.

Whether on the plains of Africa or in the deepest ocean, worldwide, each youngster asks the same question, 'Who is the World for?' In every case the parent responds with their own view of the world, but they all ultimately finish with the same answer: ‘The World is for You’.

This delightful book with its water
Clare Sandley
Nov 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Beautiful book with detailed illustrations.

Throughout the book animals are witnessed asking their parents "Who is the World For?" to which they explain the simplicity of their own worlds, and state "The world is for you".

The ending was lovely, and I would love to read this to a class and explore the topics of our local community, the affect we have on the world, and all the beautiful animals that co-exist with us.

Overall a really nice and relaxing read.
May 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
A nice picture book with realistic, serene illustrations of animals in their habitats. I liked the message of the book- the world is for you (animals, humans, and you personally).
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