Almost Everything by Joelle Jolivet

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A skyscraper? An igloo? A high-speed train? A horse and cart? Encyclopedic and stylish, Almost Everything is full of things both familiar and unexpected, arranged in simple categories -- buildings, transportation, costumes, plants, animals, and much more. The wealth of detail and oversize design is matched by bold, dramatic block print art, in a book that will capture and hold young children's attention.

 

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Joelle Jolivet is the author and illustrator of Zoo-ology, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She lives in France.
 
Published October 3, 2005 by Roaring Brook Press. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The spread of “Historical Costumes” shows a Eurocentric bias—particularly as it’s followed by an array of “Costumes of the World” that could be more accurately labeled “Costumes of the Third World”—and some frank views of the “Human Body” will discomfit unwary adult viewers;

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