For Every Child

(B) 2001, 36 pages, Kindergarten-Grade 5, UNICEF

“Whoever we are, wherever we live, these are the rights of every child under the sun and the moon and the stars.” The United Nations 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. In this book, fourteen of the most pertinent rights have been carefully chosen and retold in a simple text that can be understood by every child. Each right has been interpreted in a lovely double-page spread by some of the world’s most acclaimed artists, including two American award winners.

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