Now in a board-book format, this book tells a story that weaves its way around the Earth--across cultures and generations--celebrating the bonds that unite us all. Full-color.
...Little one, / whoever you are, / wherever you are, / there are little ones / just like you / all over the world. So begins the Australian author Mem Fox s joyful picture book Whoever You Are, a celebration of the world s diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences. Leslie Straub s innovative, colorful, folk art style oil paintings of children from all corners of the globe are bordered with photographs of hand-carved, bejeweled frames and they all reflect Fox s message that no matter where we come from, within our hearts Joys are the same, / and love is the same. / Pain is the same, / and blood is the same. A gem "