If the World Were a Village, Paperback
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This is the new paperback edition of a beautiful and unique book, which explains facts about the world's population in a simple and fascinating way.

Instead of unimaginable billions, it presents the whole world as a village of just 100 people.

We soon find out that 22 speak a Chinese dialect and that 17 cannot read or write.

We also discover the people's religions, their education, their standard of living, and much much more...This book provokes thought and elicits questions.

It cannot fail to inspire children's interest in world geography, citizenship and different customs and cultures, whether they read it at home or at school.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32 pages, Full colour
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Geography
  • ISBN: 9780713668803


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This book would be good to use when talking about diversity or as introduction geography. I think students will like this book because it is eye opening to see how most of the world lives.

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