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Whole World

Christopher Corr's children's board book "Whole World" is in likeness to Kadir Nelson's traditional spiritual "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands". The verses are upbeat and lively and the joyful folksy-style illustrations, also by Corr, illuminate our planet's diversity and wonders of the world. Corr's eco-friendly book/CD combo changes the "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" verse to "We Got the Whole World in Our Hands". This charming book is printed on ancient forest friendly paper.
Perfect for a Sunday school discussion, children can get involved in the differences between Corr and Nelson's books.
In the back of the book there is a Did You Know? Section which includes interesting facts about each world wonder, as well as a fact sheet on how to reduce global warming, as well as a sing-along page complete with tidbits on the song's origination.
Christopher Corr is a London-based painter and illustrator who travels the world painting people, colorful places and beautiful buildings. This is his third project for Barefoot Books, following My Granny Went to Market (HC:978-1-89800-012-9; PB: 978-1-90523-638-1) and Off We Go to Mexico (HC: 978-1-90523-639-8).
Fred Penner has been entertaining kids and adults alike for more than twenty years. He has worn many hats from folk rock singer, television host and home video star to children's book author, UNICEF Canada spokesman, husband, and father of four! Fred lives in Manitoba, Canada. Some of Fred's best-selling singalong PB w/CDs include: The Animal Boogie (978-1-90523-622-0); Walking through the Jungle (978-1-90523-699-2), and A Dragon on the Doorstep (978-1-90523-665-7).
Barefoot Books celebrates art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. Taking their inspiration from many different cultures, they focus on themes that encourage independence of spirit, enthusiasm for learning, and sharing of the world's diversity. Interactive, playful and beautiful, their products combine the best of the present with the best of the past to educate children as the caretakers of tomorrow.

Whole World by Christopher Corr
Sung by Fred Penner
Published by Barefoot Books,
Release: 2008
ISBN-10: 184686092X
ISBN-13: 978-1846860928
Format: Hardcover with CD
Pages: 32
Ages: 4-8
Price: $9.99

Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at:

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