Hello World A Celebration of Languages and Curiosities by Jonathan Litton
  

Hello World A Celebration of Languages and Curiosities

Written by Jonathan Litton
Illustrated by L'Atelier Cartographik

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As much an atlas as a language learning book Hello World is a clever way to stimulate children’s interest in the world and the many different peoples who share it and if they read it from start to finish, children will be able to say hello to people in every country in the world! Stylish and clearly designed pages illustrate the continents and outline the different countries highlighting not cities or landscape features but the people who live there and their word for hello. Under neat little flaps are pronunciation guides and facts about the language. There are some mind-boggling pieces of information, for example there are over 1,300 different languages in Australia and the isles of the Pacific, almost a fifth of the world’s total among a tiny population. An unusual and very rewarding information book.

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Synopsis

Hello World A Celebration of Languages and Curiosities by Jonathan Litton

Learn to greet people around the globe in this interactive atlas of hellos. With over 150 languages, flaps to reveal pronunciation and fact-files explaining how to write 'hi' in hieroglyphs and how to sign 'hao' in Native American hand talk. Hello World opens up a world of exploration and greetings at your fingertips.

About the Author

Jonathan Litton has a pair of maths-teaching parents and briefly became a maths teacher himself, before starting life as a children's book author. Over the last five years he has written and edited a number of non-fiction titles. Thomas Flintham studied illustration at Camberwell College of Art. He also illustrated the award-winning Super Science series and some f, and uses his funky, cartoony illustrations to bring non-fiction subjects to life.

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Book Info

Format

Novelty book
16 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Jonathan Litton
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Publisher

360 Degrees an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

5th May 2016

ISBN

9781848575035

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