"In today's world, it is increasingly important for children to learn about new cultures, at a young age." Kathy Kirk, author
La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011
This entertaining and educational book provides a collection of short stories in which the reader follows a child around for a day: Celine in France, Miwa in Japan, Rajiv in India, and Ana in Costa Rica. Through the adventure, the child comes away with a good understanding of each countries language, culture, history, geography and more.
This book is filled with a significant number of interesting facts such as a few words in the native language, the animals of the region, important facts about the lifestyle, interesting moments in the country's history, etc. Illustrations are included, and it can be read to children ages 4 - 8. This book, titled "A Day in the Life of Children Around the World" teaches children about about other cultures in a fun way! The book is newly revised, is 100 pages, and is available on Amazon.com as a paperback for $9.94, as well as other online book retailers. The amazon link is: http://amzn.com/0595155421
The author, Kathy Kirk, said that she performed a lot of research about each country, as well as incorporated her own personal experience, when writing the book. She has traveled around the world and has lived in countries such as England, France, and Costa Rica. She holds a graduate degree in business, and in her spare time, enjoys volunteering with Rolling Readers, a literacy program for elementary schools, and international travel.