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Our World: Greece

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Board Book

ISBN: 9798888590188

Written by Agatha Rodi
Illustrated by Fotini Tikkou

Let’s explore Greece! See the ducks at Zappeion Gardens, discover what the farmers are selling at Laiki (open market), and taste sweet, fluffy loukoumades. Author Agatha Rodi and illustrator Fotini Tikkou draw on their personal experiences living in Greece to create this appealing board book as part of the Our World Series for very young readers.

Key Selling Points:
  • AUTHENTIC: Author Agatha Rodi and illustrator Fotini Tikkou draw on their lived experience of life in Greece to create this book.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Greece, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Greek vocabulary.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.70 x 6.50 inches
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0-4 years
  • Leveling: K
  • Grade Level: 2

Awards & Accolades

“The Our World series continues to pack quite a bit of culture for the youngest readers into an easy-to-handle board book” – Booklist

About the Contributors

Written by - Agatha Rodi
Agatha Rodi was born in Patras, Greece where she still lives today. She’s an educator, bilingual children’s book author and the founder of Weaving Waves Publications. Agatha serves as the policymaker for the nonprofit organization Kimolistes, which serves the Greek island of Kimolos. She is the Ambassador to Greece for Multicultural Childrens Book Day in the US and International Read to Me Day in Australia.
Illustrated by - Fotini Tikkou
Fotini Tikkou was born in Athens, Greece and graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts in 2009 and has been working as a freelance illustrator ever since. She works in a variety of media, including gouache, water-based paints, pencils and ceramics. Fotini is a lover of pattern, texture and color and enjoys exploring new techniques and materials to develop her style.

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