Houses and Homes Around the World (International Picture Library)

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9780875183367: Houses and Homes Around the World (International Picture Library)

Brief text and photographs introduce the many different types of homes of people around the world.

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ea. vol: 32p. photogs. map. (International Picture Library Series). CIP. Dillon. 1986. PLB $10.95. Kindergarten-Grade 3 Large, colorful, clear photographs and simple introductory text characterize these three titles that view scenes of life from around the world. Each volume begins with a picture-index table of contents and ends with a simplified world map marked with the locations of the scenes in the book. Each subject is presented in a series of two-page spreads. Houses and Homes Around the World is perfect for primary classroom use to introduce the concept of different kinds of housing, including thatched houses in Japan, Australian wooden houses, ghorfas in Tunisia, and high-rise apartments in Singapore. Many scenes show daily life activities in addition to housingwashing clothes in India and watching TV on an island in the Pacific. People at Work , in the same format, depicts sheepfarmers in Australia, sugar-cane cutters in Barbados, oil drillers in Mexico, filmmakers in Nigeria, and others. Man-Made Wonders of the World includes photographs of the Pompidou Center, the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge, the Pyramids and the Sphinx, Macchu Picchu, and the Venetian canals. Each photograph is described in five or six sentences that inform and can be easily understood by primary school children. All photographs are unposed and action filled.Pamela M. Greene, Beverly Hills Public Library
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