Written by Laura Caputo-Wickham and illustrated by Davide Corradino
Published by Long Bridge Publishing (2019)
Set in: a zoo with animals from: Mexico, Madagascar, China and India
Synopsis: Ela’s biggest dream is to become an explorer, so on the day of her birthday her parents decide to give her the best present an explorer could ever wish for – a real adventure! Follow the little elephant around the zoo as she meets animals from different parts of the world. Hear about their lives and learn to say hello in four different languages. ‘Ela’s World’ is the perfect book to talk to children about heritage and create a curious and open mind about different cultures.
Did you know that a major DNA study shows that the average UK resident is made up of three different ethnicities? Learning about heritage could be an exciting experience for children and “Ela’s World” is the perfect tool to get the discussion started !
Follow Ela the Elephant on her scavenger hunt around the zoo where she’ll meet animals from all over the world and learn about their countries, languages, and cultures.
Praises for Ela’s World:
“A contemporary story sparking curiosity in young children to discover the beauty of diversity and heritage all over the world as well as at home and nursery” Delphine Bruch, Montessori School Manager, mother of 2.
“What a wonderful book that encourages children to embrace the differences of cultures alongside celebrating their heritage. A great example that illustrates how different cultures enhance our adventures in life.” Lisa Bosse Key Stage One Assistant Headteacher at Granton Primary School and mother of 2.
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