For every child : the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in words and pictures

by Caroline Castle (Text adapter)

Other authorsP.J. Lynch (Illustrator), Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator), Shirley Hughes (Illustrator), John Burningham (Illustrator), Rachel Isadora (Illustrator), Ken Wilson-Max (Illustrator), Philippe Dumas (Illustrator), Satoshi Kitamura (Illustrator), Peter Weevers (Illustrator), Claudio Munoz (Illustrator), Henriette Sauvant (Illustrator)3 more, Yang Tswei-yu (Illustrator), Babbette Cole (Illustrator), Rabindra & Amrit K.D. Kaur Singh (Illustrator)
Paperback, 2002



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London : Red Fox, 2002.

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LibraryThing member DebbieMcCauley
Fourteen of the principles that make up the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child are reproduced in this book with various illustrators. Nicely done. A forward by Archbishop Desmond Tutu completes the book.
LibraryThing member awiltenburg
This book is a sweet presentation of the basic rights afforded every child worldwide as set forth by the UN. I would use this book as a read aloud in grades 3-5. In grades 6-9 & 12 I would use this book as a platform for discussing politics, war, and social issues across the globe as a part of American Government, lawmaking process, understanding laws, protection of children, collaborative writing, expressive illustrations. This book is well written, simple text for complex ideas, thought provoking, well illustrated. The foreword is written by Desmond Tutu. The back contains a complete copy of the rights of children discussed in the book and author showcase.Grades 3-5, 6-8, 12… (more)
LibraryThing member aclemen1
This book explains the fourteen rights that children have and what they can fignt for. The illustrations in this book really help to understand the text and message of this book. This book is factual in the fact that is is rights/amendments that children in the US have.
LibraryThing member rjames1071
For Every Child is an excellent book, it share how we are all responsible for every child be it (family, friend, stranger) as adults we are care for them, teach them, be an example before them and love them.
LibraryThing member uufnn
Foreward by Desmond Tutu, sponsored by UNICEF, Of all the books published to celebrate the beginning of the Millennium, this must surely be one of the most important. In November, 1989, the United Nations formally adopted fifty-four principles that make up the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child--from the right to a name and a nationality to the right to education and play and special protection for disabled children. Source: Book dust cover… (more)
LibraryThing member zkstonem
It is very insightful and could be used as a great introduction to class rules or even the Bill of Rights as some are similar.



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