Free Spirit

Together in our World Picture Book Set

$162.95 inc GST $148.14 ex GST

Address news-cycle issues in a straightforward and kid-friendly way. These picture books explain tough topics and offer young readers ideas for what they can do to help make the world a better, fairer place. Each book has a glossary and additional resources.

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SKU: 260522 - 16 Category: Ages: 6 - 12 Author: Louise Spilsbury, Marie Murray Illustrator: Hanane Kai Publisher: Free Spirit Page count: 32

Product overview

Set includes:

Rules and Responsibilities

  • “Rules help us take care of ourselves, each other, and the places and things around us.” Rules and Responsibilities helps kids understand what rules are and the consequences of not following rules. National and international laws are also included in the discussion.Beyond following rules and obeying laws, this picture books also explains what being responsible is and how kids can take responsibility for their actions.“You can be a responsible person too! You can help make rules at home and school. You can make sure you respect and follow the rules and laws that affect you. You can also take more responsibility for the world around you.”

Culture and Diversity

  • “You will have opportunities to get to know people who are very different from you.” Culture and Diversity helps kids understand different cultures and build empathy.This children’s book on diversity explains what culture is and how it influences our lives. By learning about traditions, values, and beliefs of people around them, children can build respect and open doors to understanding and friendship.“What other ways can you think of that would make people feel welcome, help you learn about their culture, and share your culture with them?”


Protecting the Planet

  • “We need to look after our planet, because our planet looks after us. If we all make small changes to protect the planet, we will see big results.” Protecting the Planet offers straightforward information on plastic waste, pollution, and global warming, and shares the small changes we can make to care for the earth.Climate change caused by global warming is a common topic in the news, and this book helps kids address their environmental anxiety. Protecting the Planet explores the causes and effects of air pollution and littering and explains what global warming is. It also shares ways that kids and the adults in their lives can care for the earth, such as recycling, reusing items instead of throwing them away, and using less fuel and electricity.“When our planet is clean and healthy, the people, plants, and animals on it are clean and healthy too.”

Rights and Equality

  • “All people have equal value, and this means that all of us have equal rights.” Using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a starting point for discussion, Rights and Equality introduces children to the concepts of fairness, human rights, and equality.Explained in a straightforward and accessible way, this picture book covers what it means to have rights and how to treat people fairly. Also included is information about why fighting for equality is important and ways that people can fight for change. “Every single person can do things to make sure that those around them are treated with equality and respect.”