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One World, One Day

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Publisher Comments:

One World, One Day uses exquisite, moving photographs and Barbara Kerleys poetic text to convey a simple yet profound concept: we are one global family. This is a sophisticated concept book, presented as an elegant picture book with contributions from top international photographers.

This beautiful photo book follows the course of one day in our world. Sunrise to sunset is captured in the essential things we all do daily, wherever we live in the world, and in the different ways we do them. The first meal of the day will take on a whole new dimension for American kids as an American pancake breakfast is contrasted with porridge in North Korea and churros in Spain.

At the end, each image is reprinted as a thumbnail and accompanied by a detailed caption. Selected images feature photographers notes that share the thoughts and methodology involved in the making of the picture and reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes information. The photographers reflect on how the pictures might resonate within the theme of the global family. Such reflections are rooted in the life experiences of these well-traveled professionals. Their global viewpoints, in tandem with Barbara Kerleys powerful message, set an ideal example for all future world citizens.

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This sophisticated yet elegant picture book uses exquisite, moving photographs from top international photographers and Kerley's poetic text to follow the course of one day to convey a simple yet profound concept: the world's inhabitants are a global family. Full color.

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HK

About the Author

Barbara Kerley is the author of National Geographics A Cool Drink of Water, You and Me Together, and A Little Peace. As a former Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal and a one-time resident of Guam, who now lives in northern California, Kerley is interested in showing how a richly diverse world shares much in common.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426304606
Author:
Kerley, Barbara
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
People & Places - General
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Daily Activities
Subject:
Children -- Social life and customs.
Subject:
Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Series:
Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 FULL COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
7.84x11.36x.37 in. .95 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
00-UP

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