Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?

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Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?

12 Common Phrases in 12 Different Languages

By Lezlie Evans; Denis Roche (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Library Binding, 9780618563272, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2006


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!

Praise For Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?

"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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