From the publisher:
“I See the Sun in . . .” is a series of bi‐lingual picture books, each focused on one country and one day in the life of one child with a story told from the child’s perspective. Each book provides a unique introduction to the culture, family life and language of one particular country in a way that is age‐ appropriate and sensitive to the true environment. Each country represented in these books is one in which the author has spent a considerable amount of time, not merely as a tourist, but immersed in the culture and living with families who have opened their homes and their hearts to her.
- professionally translated by a native of the country
- researched and vetted independently for authenticity and accuracy
- illustrated with intricate collages created from original photographs, drawings and material such as wallpaper and fabric
- includes glossary of unfamiliar words and an overview of the country
- suitable for classrooms, libraries, homeschooling, and families
- used to facilitate discussion about other countries, different alphabets, foods, and activities
- allows children to recognize the similarities as well as the differences between their own daily life and the culture of another place
What is a day in the life of a girl in Afghanistan? I See the Sun in Afghanistan follows one girl throughout her day. War is part of her life, but this story concentrates on the cultural aspects that give real insight into today’s Afghanistan.