A Cool Drink of Water by Barbara Kerley
  

A Cool Drink of Water

Written by Barbara Kerley
Illustrated by
Part of the Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations Series

Synopsis

A Cool Drink of Water by Barbara Kerley

With a splash and a smile, a nice, cool drink of water. An Italian boy sips from a fountain in the town square. A hiker takes a refreshing drink from a mountain stream. Black-robed women in India stride gracefully through a field with brass water jugs balanced on their heads. Whether they squeeze it out of a burlap bag, haul it home from a communal tap, or get it out of their kitchen faucet, people all around the world are unified by their common need for water. Barbara Kerley brings home this point simply and eloquently in this beautiful and educational picture book that combines striking National Geographic photographs with a poetic text to show how people in various cultures use and conserve the world's most vital resource.

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About the Author

The National Geographic Kid is curious about the world around them, empowered in the face of challenges and responsible for others and the natural world. Combining these principles with the international educational heritage of Collins, this partnership is a natural fit for books that are funny, weird, exploratory, educational and loved by children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Barbara Kerley
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Publisher

National Geographic Kids

Publication date

11th October 2007

ISBN

9780792254898


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