Children of the World: How We Live, Learn, and Play in Poems, Drawings, and Photographs (Hardcover)

Today: $24.12
Out of stock

Club O Gold Members Earn

$1.21 | 5% Rewards*

Rewards

GOLD

$19.95/yr.

5% Rewards

Earn even faster

Free Shipping

Never pay extra*

Exclusive Rewards

Save big-- up to 40%

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight

ITEM# 13380393
    Notify me when it is back in stock!

    Enter your email address, we will notify you if it comes back in stock.

Love this item?

Save it to a list so you can find it anytime!


Oops,

something went wrong.

Please refresh the page and try again.


Details

ITEM#: 13380393

Anthony Asael and Stephanie Rabemiafara are the founders, photographers, and directors of Art in All of Us (AiA). They have strong economic and managerial backgrounds, and have both worked as foreign trade professionals. In 2004, Anthony and Stephanie decided they could do more by committing their lives to the vision and mission of AiA, and thus began their long journey in building the organization.
Ann M. Veneman served as the Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) from 2005-2010.
Art in All of Us is a not-for-profit organization based in Brussels, Belgium, and New York City (501(c)(3)). AiA promotes tolerance and cultural exchange through art and creative activities in all 192 UN member countries. AiA endeavors to enrich the lives of children by inspiring them to create a portal through which they can look at each other's lives in a cross-cultural context.
Children from 192 countries around the world tell us about their homelands in words
and pictures. Children of the World celebrates and teaches through photographs, fun facts, maps, artwork, and poems created by children around the world. With this book, families learn a little of the geography, traditions, and peoples of 192 countries around the globe--including our cultural similarities and differences--ultimately discovering that children everywhere draw, smile, play, and rejoice in their different backgrounds and in their universal friendship. On every page, the lives of children in a different country come to life.
More than 18,000 children in more than 300 schools participated in a U.N.-sponsored school visitation program between 2005 and 2009, and each was asked what it means to be a child in his or her own country. Selections from their answers in firsthand reflections--poems, drawings, and paintings--as well as photographic portraits allow families a glimpse into vastly diverse cultures and a chance to have a virtually global group of friends.
The proceeds from this book will contribute to implementing U.N. and Art in All of Us programs in classrooms around the world.

Specs

ISBN 9780789322678
Format Hardcover
Pages 416
Publisher Date 2011-09-13 00:00:00.0
Publisher Universe Pub
Copyright Year 2011
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 11.5 in
Thickness 1.5 in
Unit weight 4.05 lb
Language English
Subtitle How We Live, Learn, and Play in Poems, Drawings, and Photographs
Audience Young adult
Authors Asael, Anthony
Country of Origin United States
Club O Rewards

Club O members earn Club O Rewards for writing reviews. Learn More

Questions & Answers

Yay! Be the first to ask a question about this product.

Shopping Tips & Inspiration

Shipping & Returns

Contact Information
This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Sep. 13, 2011.

This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive Overstock.com's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.

Standard Return Policy:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details

FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

Advertisement