Our World: Ukraine

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Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Board book

Publisher: Barefoot Books

ISBN: 9798888590775

RRP: $17.99


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Joining the Our World series for very young readers, this touching board book about daily life in Ukraine was created by an Ukrainian author and illustrator. Slava Ukraini! Let’s spend a day in Ukraine. Paint eggs, picnic in the park surrounded by paper angels, and take a trip to the river. Ukrainian author Kateryna Yehorushkina and illustrator Olga Shtonda draw on their personal experiences to create this touching board book as part of the Our World series for very young readers. AGES: 0 to 4 AUTHOR: Kateryna Yehorushkina is a Ukrainian writer. She wrote her first poem at the age of seven and today is the author of twenty published books. Her work has received numerous awards, been published abroad, and studied in Ukrainian schools. Currently, Kateryna travels through the de-occupied territories collecting testimonies and is planning a book about the Russian-Ukrainian war in order to preserve the memory and prevent such tragedies in the future. Olga Shtonda is an illustrator and artist from Ukraine. Her artwork is inspired by humans and nature. She enjoys working with different textures and creating vibrant, fun, and cheerful scenes because she likes to make people smile. SELLING POINTS: . SERIES: Part of the Our World series of global board books for very young readers. . AUTHENTIC: Author Kateryna Yehorushkina and illustrator Olga Shtonda draw on their personal experience living in Ukraine. . AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Ukraine, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world. . LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Ukrainian vocabulary. . GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers. . ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

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