Books for kids…

Whether watching her visit tigers at the zoo or appendix removed, no one forgets the smallest of 12 girls in 2 straight lines. Buy:

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Marmalade loving bear is a staple in children’s literary canon. Paddington’s adventures take him all over London Underground, to theatres, Paddington Station. Buy:

Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein
Wabi Sabi is a kitten living a peaceful life in Japan until she starts to question the meaning behind her name. She sets out on a journey across Kyoto, discovering Mount Hiei, Ginkakuji, importance of beauty in unexpected places. Buy:
Tintin in Tibet by Hergé
Most famous cartoon traveler of all time. He reads about a plane crash in the Himalayas, travels in hopes of rescuing his best friend.  Buy:
Geronimo Stilton by Elisabetta Dami
Newspaper journalist finds himself on faraway travels with sister, nephew. Adventures take place in real world locations – Niagara Falls, Easter Island, Mount Kilimanjaro. Buy:
Journey to Jo’burg by Beverley Naidoo
13 year old Naledi, younger brother Tiro leave village to find mother in Johannesburg. Reveals culture & landscapes of South Africa. Buy:
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Childhood experience of fleeing Vietnam after fall of Saigon, moving to Alabama. A child’s eye view of immigration, realistic portrayal of sights & thrills of Saigon. Buy:

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