All About Indonesia Stories, Crafts and More by Linda Hibbs
  

Synopsis

All About Indonesia Stories, Crafts and More by Linda Hibbs

All About Indonesia is a book for children that takes them on an adventure through one of the world's largest and most culturally diverse countries. Along the way, kids are introduced to Indonesian culture and history, the food, the language, and the natural beauty of this fascinating country! From popular sports to traditional dances, and from everyday dress to foods and school activities, this multicultural children's book provides glimpses of the everyday life and culture of this exotic, faraway land. Kids will learn about Indonesia through stories, songs, crafts, activities and recipes: Learn basic vocabulary from the national language, Bahasa IndonesiaMake a traditional mask that is worn during special ceremonial dancesCreate beautiful batik cloths and other crafts for kidsExperience the difference between big city life in Jakarta versus village livingExplore the beaches and volcanoes in places such as Bali and SumatraEnjoy sweet cake made with coconut, and more!

Reviews

The All About Asia series is the children's version of a folklore handbook, a user-friendly encyclopedia, a DIY manual for experiencing an Asian country's culture from a youth's point of view. AsianFortuneNews.com

About the Author

Linda Hibbs got hooked on Indonesia on her first visit at age 12 and has been studying the language and culture ever since. She has taught Indonesian for over two decades at the secondary school and university levels, and holds degrees in Indonesian language and ethnomusicology, as well as a master's degree in Asian studies. She is an educational consultant who has created various resources for Indonesian language educators at the primary and secondary levels, including Tuttle Publishing's Indonesian for Kids Flash Cards and More Indonesian for Kids Flash Cards kits. When she isn't teaching or consulting, she creates artworks and plays Indonesian music with a gamelan orchestra.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Linda Hibbs
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Publisher

Tuttle Publishing

Publication date

4th April 2014

ISBN

9780804840859


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