Children in Our World: Poverty and Hunger
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Children in Our World: Poverty and Hunger

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A beautiful picture book that explores what poverty and hunger are and how they affect children all over the world

Sensitively illustrated by award-winning artist Hanane Kai

The Children in Our World picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner. With relatable comparisons, carefully researched text and striking illustrations, children can begin to understand what poverty and hunger are, how they affect people in countries all over the world and how readers can help those affected.


Where issues aren't appropriate to describe in words, award-winning illustrator, Hanane Kai, uses striking and sensitive illustrations help children visualise the people and situations impacted by poverty and hunger with images that are suited to their age and disposition.

The series forms an excellent cross-curricular resource that looks at refugees, war, poverty and racism, and this book is ideal for tying into discussions on food, wealth and current affairs.

Words and pictures combine to excellent effect ... an excellent way to develop empathy and understanding - Parents In Touch
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 220 x 220 x 3mm | 134g
  • Wayland
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1526300540
  • 9781526300546
  • 197,448

Table of contents

1: The Poverty Problem
2: Who is Poor and Hungry?
3: The Poverty Trap
4: Health and Wealth
5: Farms and Food
6: Drought and Disaster
7: War and Troubles
8: People Who Help
9: Helping Farmers
10: Supporting Schools
11: Improving Health
12: A Fairer World
13: How You Can Help
14: Find Out More
15: Glossary
16: Index
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About Louise Spilsbury

Louise Spilsbury is a prolific children's book author. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. Louise is married to the author Richard Spilsbury and has two children. She lives and works in Devon. Hanane is obsessed with colours, textures and lighting, and what she loves doing the most is creating worlds where the tactile melts with the digital. Her favorite colour is turquoise, and Hanane loves tea, cooking, and gardening - she dreams of a turquoise plant.

Based in Lebanon, Hanane first ventured off as a Graphic Designer (with a BA degree from NDU), then pursued her passion for illustration, photography and miniature set design. She expresses herself through the visuals she creates, and hopes with every illustration to touch her audience, leaving them with a certain feeling or message. In 2016, Tongue Twisters written by Fatima Sharafeddine and illustrated by Hanane Kai, won the prestigious Bologna Ragazzi New Horizons award, which celebrates publishing excellence of children's publishing in developing markets.
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49 ratings
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