Who Is the World For? by Tom Pow

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When asked by their young, various animal parents describe the world from their own perspective--as does a father to his young son.

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Robert R. Ingpen was born in Geelong, Australia on October 13, 1936. He began studying illustration and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He has written and/or illustrated more than 100 books including versions of The Wind in the Willows, The Jungle Book, A Christmas Carol, and Treasure Island. In 1986, he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen medal for his contribution to children's literature.
Published November 1, 2000 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The world / with all its deep roomy seas for you / to voyage through, all its million-kinded fish / that will part for you, all its rich seaweed, / its watery lights, its sea sounds / that speak so clearly to you— / the world is for you!” Pow captures the multifaceted beauty of the earth through ...

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a father lion cites ""high smooth rocks for you to bask on."" The tale culminates with a boy asking his father the question, and the man incorporates the creatures that have preceded them, then responds with details all readers can relate to: a world with ""parks for you to play in"" and ""hills ...

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