Juliana's Bananas Where Do Your Bananas Come From? by Ruth Walton
  

Juliana's Bananas Where Do Your Bananas Come From?

Written by Ruth Walton
Illustrated by Ruth Walton
Part of the Is That Fair? Series

RRP £8.99

Synopsis

Juliana's Bananas Where Do Your Bananas Come From? by Ruth Walton

An educational resource to help children explore the issue of fair trade by allowing them to see through the eyes of the children of banana farmers in the Windward Islands. The author spent time with the farmers' families and she uses the real-life narratives of two young children going about their daily activities to show how bananas grow, problems such as hurricanes which can affect the crop, how they are picked and transported and how they end up in our stores. The main story is illustrated with colorful collages made from painted textures and photographs from the Islands. Interspersed in the story are boxes with maps, facts and photos giving more detail on the places and methods and challenges. Its ends with banana recipes and 'bigger picture' descriptions, maps and photos of where bananas come from and examples of social premium funded projects. With plenty of points for discussion Juliana's Bananas will give girls and boys an insight into the lives of children like them in the Caribbean and how fairtrade premiums help communities all over the world build better living conditions.

About the Author

Ruth Walton is skilled in many areas of book design, including illustration, layout and typography. She produces educational books using a combination of letterpress, illustration, collage and photography. She illustrated the Let's Find Out series for Franklin Watts.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Ruth Walton
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Publisher

New Internationalist Publications Ltd

Publication date

9th September 2014

ISBN

9781780261805


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