How I Learned Geography
Publish date: April 1st 2009
Publisher: San Zhi San/Tsai Fong Books
Pages no: 44
Genre: Geography, World War II, Biography Year Published: 2008 Year Read: 2011 When I have heard of Uri Shulevitz’s most recent children’s book, I was excited at reading this book! “How I Learned Geography” is a Caldecott Honor book by Uri Shulevitz that details author Uri Shulevitz’s experience...
Is it because of Shulevitz' past work that this story reads like a fairy tale? A father who comes home having spent his last bread money on a map? Sounds like magic beans, right? And then the map's power over the boy to take him to new places? Beanstalk? I doubt Shulevitz saw these motifs, but as he...