Fascinating and unique, Wonderful Houses Around the World gives
children a welcome entré e 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
Shelter Publications Inc.,U.S.
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||250 x 191 x 5mm (L x W x T)
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