Why Must I Go to School? by Oscar Brenifier
  

Why Must I Go to School?

Written by Oscar Brenifier
Illustrated by Jacques Despres
Part of the What's the Big Idea? Series

RRP £11.99

Synopsis

Why Must I Go to School? by Oscar Brenifier

In Why Must I Go To School?, Hugo doesn't feel like going to school and that makes him wonder why he must go to school. This book explores the world of learning. Where do we learn and who and what helps us learn? And what for? Children will recognise the characters from the CBeebies series, What's The Big Idea?. This series introduces children to philosophy by exploring different emotions and ideas through a variety of amusing and familiar situations. Each book aims to promote thinking skills in its readers developing their questioning of the world around them and encouraging them to make up their own minds. The books include discussion notes for parents or educators.

About the Author

Oscar Brenifier, holds a Bachelor of biology degree (University of Ottawa) and a PhD in Philosophy (Paris IV - Sorbonne). For many years, in France as well as in the rest of the world, he has been working on the concept of 'philosophical practice', both from a theoretical and practical viewpoint. He is one of the main promoters of the project of philosophy in the city, organizing philosophy workshops for children and adults and philosophy cafes, working as a philosophy consultant, etc. He has published about thirty books in this domain, including the 'Philozenfants' series (Editions Nathan), which has been translated into over twenty-five languages. He founded the Institut de Pratiques Philosophiques (Institute of philosophical practice), to train practical philosophers and organize philosophy workshops in various places: schools, media centres, old people's homes, prisons, social centres, firms, etc. He is one of the authors of the UNESCO report: Philosophy, a school of freedom .

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Oscar Brenifier
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th May 2016

ISBN

9781445147253


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