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Our World: Brazil

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Board Book

ISBN: 9781646866304

Written by Ana Siqueira
Illustrated by Ana Matsusaki

Let's spend a day in Brazil! Ride the ônibus to the beach, drink sugar cane juice at the feira and play capoeira. Brazilian author Ana Siquiera and illustrator Ana Matsusaki draw on their personal experiences living in Brazil to create this appealing board book as part of the Our World Series for very young readers.

Key Selling Points:
  • SERIES: Part of the Our World series of global board books for very young readers.
  • AUTHENTIC: Brazilian author and illustrator Ana Siquiera and Magda Azab draw on their lived experience of life in Brazil.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Brazil, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Brazilian Portuguese vocabulary.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 170 x 165 mm
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0 - 4 years

Awards & Accolades

“In the Our World series, this book shows vibrant scenes from Brazil, then simple sentences in both English and Portuguese, plus a smattering of phonetics . . . Armchair traveling for the youngest, or a way for them to learn about faraway relatives and new words” – School Library Journal

“Enriched with frequently used phrases, popular foods, and a sense of the landscape and surrounding architectural styles, the Our World series is not only engaging, creative, and full of detailed, eye-catching illustrations, it's also relatable” – Where the Board Books Are

“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 - Ana Siqueira
Ana Siqueira is a Spanish-language elementary teacher, an award-winning Brazilian children’s author and a published author in the foreign language educational market. She loves dancing frevo and drinking mate at the beach. Ana was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She now lives in Tampa, USA with her Cuban husband. www.anafiction.com
Illustrated by - Ana Matsusaki
Ana Matsusaki was born in São Paulo and now lives in Curitiba, in the south of Brazil. Each week, she goes to the feira with her dog, Xumica, to choose delicious street food. She loves to travel around Brazil; there is always more to learn about her own country. Ana has illustrated several children's books in Brazil. www.anamatsusaki.com

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