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Wonderful Houses Around the World

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Wonderful Houses Around the World by Yoshio Komatsu
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Fascinating and unique, Wonderful Houses Around the World gives children a welcome entree into other places and other lives throughout the world. Glorious two-page photographic spreads capture families outside their homes, be they simple or imposing. Detailed cutaway illustrations reveal the inside of each house, showing the various family members engaged in typical daily activities. Captions explain where each house is located, the environmental conditions that affect the house design, how the family lives in the home, and their possessions all providing interesting glimpses of life in other cultures. The ten houses profiled include a red mud dwelling with thatched towers in Togo, a yurt in Mongolia, a steep-roofed, shake-covered house in Transylvania, and a large donut-shaped communal building for 300 in China. This book increases children's wonder about and cultural awareness of the many different people and ways of life around the world.
Release date NZ
December 28th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Shelter Publications Inc.,U.S.
Pages
48
Dimensions
190x250x8
ISBN-13
9780936070346
Product ID
1837970

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