The Oxford First Book of Children of the World celebrates the amazing diversity of life around the world, through the stories of children. From life on a remote Australian sheep farm to work in a busy Indian market, children from different parts of the world talk about their lives - homes and families, school and play, celebrations, beliefs, and their hopes for the future. * Lively, engaging text, with personal accounts from children around the world. * Stunning photos of people and places. * Fun, easy-to-do activities for many of the topics. * Wide-ranging coverage of human geography for young children. Rebecca Treays has written for children on a wide range of subjects. Her book "Understanding Your Muscles and Bones" was shortlisted for the Rhone-Poulenc Junior Science Prize.