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This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from Around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep

About this item


Suggested Age: 5-8 Years

Number of Pages: 52

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: People & Places

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Book theme: General

Author: Matt Lamothe

Language: English

Street Date: May 2, 2017
TCIN: 51534335
UPC: 9781452150185
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-8970
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

Follow the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day!

Book Synopsis

Follow one day in the real lives of seven kids from around the world--Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia!

In Japan, Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda, Daphine likes to jump rope. While the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days--and this one world we all share--unites them.

This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as well as mirrors reflecting our common experiences. Inspired by his own travels, Matt Lamonthe transports readers across the globe and back with this luminous and thoughtful picture book.

  • Perfect for kids learning about new cultures and customs
  • Educates children on the importance of similarities and differences
  • Gives kids a unique look into the lives of others across the globe
If you enjoyed Carson Ellis' Home, you're sure to enjoy the window into the world provided by This is How We Do It.

This children's picture book is ideal for parents or teachers looking for the following:

  • World Book for Kids
  • Travel Book for Kids
  • Beginning Reading Books
  • Cultures for Kids Books
  • Families Around the World Books

Review Quotes

Helps children understand the world more globally.--Charlotte News Observer

A global introduction that goes beyond the usual symbols and sights.-Kirkus Reviews

A good title for a read-aloud, as well as for the study of world communities.-School Library Connection

Booklist Editor's Choice

I LOVE this book. Consider it an essential for any children's library.--Design Mom

My kids get to see that their way of life isn't the only way. And that's a really important lesson. For us all.--Cool Mom Picks

Read On Wisconsin! State Reading List 2018-2019

Readers will enjoy making cultural comparisons . . . as they follow each child through his or her day.-The Horn Book Magazine, starred review

This is exactly the sort of book I love getting for my kids.--Jason Kottke, kottke.org

About the Author

Matt Lamothe is one third of the award-winning design company ALSO as well as the coauthor of The Exquisite Book, The Where, the Why and the How, and The Who, the What, and the When. He lives in Chicago.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 9.4 inches width x 12.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.2 pounds
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This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: United States Minor Outlying Islands, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Puerto Rico (see also separate entry under PR), Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S., APO/FPO, Guam (see also separate entry under GU)

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