A First Look At: Poverty
Illustrated by Claire Keay
The superb A First Look At series consists of a number of reassuring picturebooks that give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues.
This sensitvely written picture book explains what poverty is and looks at the reasons why some people have less than others. The books is meant to be read with children with the aim of opening up discussions about important issues in a simple and reassuring way. The charmingly clear illustrations give readers immediate access to complex situations and feelings.
Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class.
Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this title is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
Beautifully illustrated ... a great picture book to read with really young children