Whoever You Are

Whoever You Are

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Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. Their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are all alike. Stirring words and bold paintings weave their way around our earth, across cultures and generations. At a time when, unfortunately, the lessons of tolerance still need to be learned, Whoever You Are urges us to accept our differences, to recognize our similarities, and-most importantly-to rejoice in both.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 240 x 243 x 3mm | 150g
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152164065
  • 9780152164065
  • 88,185

Review quote

"An essential book that acknowledges in the simplest of terms our common humanity."--Kirkus Reviews
"Poignant."--Publishers Weekly
"[A] paean to diversity...especially suitable for classrooms."--Booklist
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About Mem Fox

MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. Leslie Staub's paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. In addition to picture books, she illustrated Lives: Poems About Famous Americans. She lives just north of New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Rating details

2,594 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 47% (1,225)
4 30% (772)
3 17% (448)
2 4% (114)
1 1% (35)

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"Our 4 year old daughter has loved this from the first reading nearly 2 years ago. She finds the pictures fascinating, with something to look for on each and every one. She's fascinated by the concept of people being different, yet the same. "show more
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