All the World

All the World Review

All the world is here. It is there. It is everywhere. All the world is right where you are. Now. Following a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night, this book affirms the importance of all things great a...

Title:All the World
Edition Language:English

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  • Calista

    The artwork in this poem is beautiful. I love how the sky and the sea seem to roil and roll. This is more a poem than a story. It is little scenes of a family and things they do together and each thin...

  • Lisa Vegan

    The illustrations are beautiful, big and beautiful. The rhyme that makes up the story is excellent and the story expresses lovely sentiments about the world and about loved ones. The story of a (not p...

  • Kelly

    Here's what I know. There is no such thing as perfect. Really. But this picture book by my friend Liz Garton Scanlon and Marla Frazee comes close. Liz has written a marvelous poem, but one that's hard...

  • Agn?

    4.5 out of 5A lovely, heartwarming poem about all sorts of connections (though perhaps a bit human-centered for my liking, especially the last stanza).Yet the best connection in this picturebook is be...

  • paula

    One of the things I have always thought was odd about hard-line Waldorf School philosophy - and before you email me, let it be known that I have one marvelous little cousin and one fantastic grown-up ...

  • Mir

    I was surprised that this was published so recently; it really reminded me of the earth-lovin' hippie kid books my parents' friends used to give me when I was small -- only updated so the people would...

  • Cheryl

    I actually prefer this Caldecott Honor to the winner of its year, The Lion and the Mouse. It's original, contemporary, and important, as our world gets more and more crowded with people who don't unde...

  • amelia

    My favorite children's book I've encountered as a mother so far. The message is even more beautiful than the (lovely) illustrations....

  • Abigail

    With simple, rhyming text, that flows well, and keeps the reader's attention; and delightful pencil and watercolor illustrations that perfectly capture the fun of a day at the beach, or the warmth of ...

  • Jim Erekson

    This book blows me away. The debt Frazee owes to Virginia Lee Burton is deep. But this book made me think Burton had died and been reincarnated with a wisdom from looking at the intervening 45 years s...