A Cool Drink of Water (Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations) (Hardcover)

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An Italian boy sips from a fountain in the town square. A hiker takes
a refreshing drink from a mountain stream. Black-robed women in India stride gracefully through a field with brass water jugs balanced on their heads. Whether they squeeze it out of a burlap bag, haul it home from a communal tap, or get it out of their kitchen faucet, people all around the world are unified by their common need for water. Barbara Kerley brings home this point simply and eloquently in this beautiful and educational picture book that combines striking National Geographic photographs with a poetic text to show how people in various cultures use and conserve the world's most vital resource.

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From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Barbara Kerley lives in northern California. She is the author of the 2005 Sibert Honor Book Walt Whitman: Words for America, as well as The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780792267232
ISBN-10: 0792267230
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: April 1st, 2002
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations