Whoever You Are/Quienquiera que seas (Board book)

By Mem Fox, Leslie Staub (Illustrator), Alma Flor Ada (Translated by), F. Isabel Campoy (Translated by)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152058913, 28pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2007

List Price: 6.95*
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Description

Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. Their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are all alike.
           Available for the first time as a bilingual board book, Mem Fox's poignant tale is an inspiring celebration of diversity for all children, whoever they are.


About the Author

MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.


Leslie Staub's paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. In addition to picture books, she illustrated Lives: Poems About Famous Americans. She lives just north of New Orleans, Louisiana.


THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, formerly the American Dietetic Association, is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.


F. Isabel Campoy is the author, translator, or anthologist of numerous books in the areas of poetry, theater, fictional narrative, biography, art, and bilingual education. She has been recognized with the Laureate Award from the San Francisco Public Library, the Reading the World Award, and many others. The California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE) has created an award in her name. She is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on issues of transformative education, second language acquisition, and authentic writing. She lives in Northern California. Visit her at isabelcampoy.com and on Twitter at @fisabelcampoy.


Praise For Whoever You Are/Quienquiera que seas

"Poignant."--Publishers Weekly
"An essential book that acknowledges in the simplest of terms our common humanity."--Kirkus Reviews