When It's Six O'Clock in San Francisco

A Trip Through Time Zones

By Cynthia Jaynes Omololu; Randy DuBurke (Illustrator)
(Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780618768271, 32pp.)

Publication Date: July 2009

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A lyrical multicultural picture book that introduces the concept of time zones.

As one little boy is eating breakfast in San Francisco, another kid in London is playing football with his mates, a girl in Harare is eating dinner with her family, and another child in Sydney is calling for a drink of water in the middle of the night. Poetic language and charming vignettes simplify the concept of time zones by providing glimpses into the everyday lives of children around the world.

About the Author

Randy Du Burke has illustrated several picture books and is a recipient of the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe New Talent Award. He has also created art for D.C. and Marvel comics, The New York Times, and MTV animation. Randy lives with his family in Switzerland.

Praise For When It's Six O'Clock in San Francisco

“[A] lively contemporary picture book that talks about the scientific facts of time zones and what they mean in daily life. . . . A great choice for science classes and today's international families.”—Booklist

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