Book, From My Window
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What do you see from your window? This critically-acclaimed picture book from Brazil offers a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro see everyday. A vibrant and diverse celebration of urban community living, brought to life by unique, colourful illustrations that juxtapose brick buildings with lush jungle plants.
- Written by Otávio Júnior
- Illustrated by Vanina Starkoff
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.75 inches
- Page Count: 40 pages
- Age Range: Ages 4-10 years
- Cybil Award Nominee, 2021
- A Junior Library Guild Selection, 2020
- Bank Street’s Best Children’s Book of the Year, 2021
Barefoot Books is a women-founded, independent publisher that started out as a small home-based business in 1992. Their goal is to carry visually captivating books that celebrate diversity, spark curiosity and capture children’s imaginations.
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