A delightful, attractive look at children from around the world. The authors spent two years meeting and photographing youngsters from every continent and more than 140 countries. The volume is divided by continent, which is introduced with photos of children, their names and nationalities. Then a double-page spread features pictures of each child's food, eating utensils, housing, school, friends and family. The text gives the young people a chance to comment on their favorite games, friends and hopes for the future. The final section includes excerpts from the Kindersleys' travel diary. This book is factual, respectful and insightful. It provides just the right balance of information and visual interest for the intended audience. Hardcover.