If the World Were a Village by David J. Smith, The Sphere Project


If the World Were a Village by David J. Smith, The Sphere Project

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.


'every school should have a copy.'

'Original, brilliant and sometimes heart rending.'

About the Author

David J Smith is an award-winning author and an educational consultant who lectures all over the world about 'global understanding'. He has been featured in BBC interviews online and in newsmagazines.

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32 pages


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Publication date

30th January 2004



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