People by Peter SpierPeople by Peter Spier

People

byPeter Spier

Paperback | April 1, 1988

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A celebration of diverse world cultures from the brilliant Peter Spier, one of the most beloved children's illustrators of the last fifty years. In this breathtaking tour around the world, young readers can pore over the many details that make each country and culture unique and special—illuminated by Spier's detailed and witty illustrations of festivals and holidays, foods, religions, homes, pets, and clothing. In print since 1980, this classic, boundary-pushing book is a must-have in today's global age—a tribute to the ways in which we as the world's citizens are at once both different and the same.

★ “The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age.”—School Library Journal
 
· The Christopher Award
· An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
On his arrival in the United States in 1952, PETER SPIER became one of this country's most popular and renowned illustrators. His books, acclaimed by critics and readers alike, have won numerous awards and honors: Noah's Ark won the Caldecott Medal and The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night was a Caldecott Honor Book. People was awarded th...
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Title:PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 13 × 9.88 × 0.19 inPublished:April 1, 1988Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:038524469X

ISBN - 13:9780385244695

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A beautiful wordless book We love wordless books. They encourage curiosity, imagination, discussion, creativity, thoughtfulness... Peter Spier's are the best.
Date published: 2018-03-26

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Emphasizes the differences among the four billion people on earth.

Editorial Reviews

★ “The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review“A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age.”—School Library Journal · The Christopher Award· An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists