"From My Window" - by Otávio Júnior and Vinina Starkoff (illustrator). From Barefoot Books.
Inspired by his own childhood in a favela (a shanty town) in Brazil, Otávio Júnior's poetic story celebrates the diversity of this unique urban community.
What do you see from your window? This picture book from Brazil offers a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janiero see everyday. A celebration of urban community living, brought to life by unique, colorful illustrations by Vanina Starkoff that juxtapose brick buildings with lush jungle plants.
Great reading to share to learn about diversity and children from around the world.
10” X 9.7”