Award-winning author Barbara Kerley has written a charming, heartwarming book about parent and child togetherness worldwide. "You and Me Together" is ideal for reading aloud with children to explain and reinforce the bond between moms, dads, and kids everywhere. The pages are illustrated with gorgeous imagery from National Geographic's stunning archive, capturing the universal bond between children and parents across the cultures of our diverse world. The text takes a themed look at cultures around the world. A map shows the location of each photograph and helps the reader connect to each place. Everywhere these wonderful images take us, children and parents are seen sharing the simple activities and joys that add together to forge the universal family of mankind.
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About the Author
Barbara Kerley's previous National Geographic books include "A Cool Drink of Water" and "You and Me Together." Her book "The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins" was a 2002 Caldecott Honor book and her acclaimed "Walt Whitman: Words for America" won an American Library Association Sibert Honor Medal for informational books. She is a former Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal, and she now lives in McKinleyville, CA.
Founder and president, Children s Defense Fund