This Is My House by Arthur Dorros
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A look at different dwellings from around the world takes young readers on a tour of houses from such faraway places as China, Egypt, Israel, Japan, and other countries and teaches readers to say ""house"" in fifteen languages.
 

About Arthur Dorros

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Arthur Dorros, an author and occasional illustrator, was born in Washington, D.C. on May 19, 1950. He attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. degree in 1972. He received his postgraduate teaching certification from Pacific Oaks College in 1979. He has worked odd jobs in his youth such as: builder, carpenter, drafter and photographer. He was a teacher for both elementary and junior high. He was the artist in residence for more than a dozen New York public schools while running programs in creative writing and bookmaking. Some of his children's books are written in both English and Spanish. He also writes books that deal with science and nature. Ant Cities and Feel the Wind were named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council and A Tree is Growing was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book. He has received the Reading Rainbow Review book selections award for three of his books - Alligator Shoes, Ant Cities and Abuela.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by Scholastic Inc.. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In his familiar, child-like style of naive watercolor and pencil illustration, Dorros attempts a picture-book overview of houses worldwide. More scattershot and larger in scope than last season's The

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In his familiar, child-like style of naive watercolor and pencil illustration, Dorros attempts a picture-book overview of houses worldwide.

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