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Water’s Children “serves as a palpable reminder about the necessity to protect and conserve this fragile resource throughout the world” says Canadian Children’s BookNews

December 14th, 2017

“Gérard Frischeteau’s vibrant, digitally rendered illustrations aptly portray the landscapes and components of daily life in each country visited. Of added interest is the inclusion of the phrase ‘water is life,’ which has been translated into each child’s language and script and placed within watermarks on each two-page spread. Even the swirls depicting water in […]

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The Pirate Tree calls Water’s Children “a luscious picture book”

October 3rd, 2017

“Water’s Children…is a luscious picture book that celebrates the many ways water is universal to us all. Water is life – and play – and food – and beauty: “… child of water … tell me about the water your see, the water you drink, the water that bathes you.” Water’s Children does just that in […]

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Water’s Children “will prove to be an enduringly popular and appreciated addition to…picture book collections” says Midwest Book Review

July 8th, 2017

“Accompanied by the glowing illustrations of Gerard Frischeteau, Water’s Children by Angele Delaunois (and ably translated into English by Erin Woods) is a celebration of our world’s most precious resource and will encourage thoughtful discussion among young readers and listeners. A unique and memorable picture book…Unreservedly and enthusiastically recommended for children ages 4 to 8, Water’s Children will prove […]

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Water’s Children has “responsible stewardship…written between the lines” says Hakai Magazine

June 15th, 2017

“Responsible stewardship is written between the lines of Water’s Children, a picture book that offers a snapshot of what water means to different children around the world….Translated from French, the simple text is beautifully illustrated by Gérard Frischeteau. The author and illustrator seamlessly show that water is, indeed, life.” Click here to read the full review

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Water’s Children gets a 5/5 rating from Kids’ BookBuzz

May 25th, 2017

“We rated this book: [5/5] Water’s Children: Celebrating the Resource that Unites us All is a fantastic book that shows how children around the world see water…. I really liked Water’s Children. It made me think about how lucky I am to have water whenever I want. A few years ago in Texas, we were in a […]

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Water’s Children “will rouse thoughtful discussions of unfamiliar depictions of water” says CanLit for LittleCanadians

April 28th, 2017

“…Quebec author, visual artist and publisher Angèle Delaunois takes the reader across the world to witness the importance of water to the children of different countries….Canada is represented by two spreads, one from Quebec and one from Nunavut, both which speak in terms of what is most familiar to young Canadian readers…. While other texts and illustrations […]

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Water’s Children is rated Excellent by Resource Links

April 18th, 2017

“[A] unique title that explores the vital importance of water…Written in poetic form, each two-page spread features a child from a different country who was invited by the author to share what water means to them in their life and surroundings. Each does so in their own language, and their (translated) answers are inspiring….The illustrations are […]

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