Masai and I

As Linda learns about the Maasai people from East Africa in her American inner city school, she feels a strong bond with them. As she goes about her daily life, she imagines what it might be like to be a Masai girl doing similar things.

Wake up, World!

This is a lovely book. It begins with the eight children we are going to find out about introducing themselves and telling us about the meanings of their names. The children come from the UK, USA, Brazil, Ghana, Russia, Vietnam, Australia and India.

W is for World: Around the world ABC

This ’round the world’ alphabet book covers more than 20 countries from Senegal to Nepal. It is an alphabet book of people, cultures and customs. It tells about the homes we live in, the kinds of food we eat, the clothes we wear and the families we live with.

Fat felts & sugar paper

A very useful resource that offers practical classroom activities for enhancing children’s speaking and listening skills. The publication encourages children to explore their own attitudes and values within a global context. It is grounded in the experience of a group of teachers and the children they work with.

Start with a Story

An excellent handbook which suggests ways of using storybooks to explore feelings, experiences and issues with young children. A variety of tried and tested activities are illustrated with a range of stories. Three approaches are exemplified.

Families Pack

This pack tells the stories of Jessica from London, Ciano from the Philippines, Jadranka from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Daouda from Burkina Faso. The children’s stories are accompanied by activities intended to develop children’s self esteem, encourage concern for others and explore difficult issues.