Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?
12 Common Phrases in 12 Different Languages
Publication Date: May 2006
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You can begin the day by saying, Good morning!” Or you could say, Guten morgen,” or buon giorno,” too. They all mean good morning” in different languages!
In this book you can learn how to say thank you” and please” in Chinese and no” in French, and yes” in Zulu.
Twelve common phrases, twelve very different languages (German, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Chinese, Zulu, Japanese, Italian, French, and Portuguese), and one very fun book!
Illustrator Denis Roche says, "It's fun choosing what colors to use. I think this book has shmone different shades of blue in it. I usually paint for nueve hours a day and then get tired and sleep for shi hours." Roche has written and illustrated numerous books. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island with her family.
"This book is a great way to introduce the many similarities and interests of children around the world. . . . An appropriate and fun way for students to experiment with various languages." SLJ School Library Journal
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