At the Same Moment, Around the World (Hardcover)

By Clotilde Perrin

Chronicle Books (CA), 9781452122083, 36pp.

Publication Date: March 11, 2014

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Description

Discover Benedict drinking hot chocolate in Paris, France; Mitko chasing the school bus in Sofia, Bulgaria; and Khanh having a little nap in Hanoi, Vietnam Clotilde Perrin takes readers eastward from the Greenwich meridian, from day to night, with each page portraying one of (the original) 24 time zones. Strong back matter empowers readers to learn about the history of timekeeping and time zones, and to explore where each of the characters lives on the world map. A distinctive educational tool, this picture book's warm, unique illustrations also make it a joy to read aloud and admire.


About the Author

Clotilde Perrin has illustrated more than 30 books. She studied decorative art at ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Strasbourg.


Praise For At the Same Moment, Around the World

"A very fine working of story, information, art and culture."--Kirkus Reviews

"Stunning."-School Library Journal

"Rich digital artwork is very effective."--Booklist

"Readers will take from this book. a sense of awe at the variety of life going on at exactly the same time."-The New York Times

"Perrin imagines children at the same moment in each respective time zone, drawing their lives together in one great symphonic chord."--Publishers Weekly

"Kids will marvel at this book."--KidLit Reviews

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