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Global Babies by The Global Fund for Children

Meet babies from around the world in The Global Fund for Children’s best-selling celebration of diversity and heritage. Full color photographs present children in cultural context depicting babies from Guatemala to Peru to South Africa. Diverse settings highlight specific differences in clothing, daily life, and traditions, as well as demonstrate that babies around the world are nurtured by the love, caring, and joy that surround them.

The first in the adorable Global Babies series, this board book is the perfect introduction to seventeen cultures around the globe for the earliest of readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580891745
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 07/28/2007
Series: Global Fund for Children Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 16
Sales rank: 40,879
Product dimensions: 7.66(w) x 11.72(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 3 Years

About the Author

The Global Fund for Children is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the dignity of young people around the world. The GFC pursues this mission by making grants to innovative community-based organizations and by developing books that celebrate our global society. GFC books include WHAT WE WEAR, OUR GRANDPARENTS, and FAITH. Please learn more at

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Global Babies 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This simple and beautiful board book is a wonderful choice for babies and preschoolers. My experience is that babies love seeing pictures of other babies. The varied, colorful clothing worn by the babies in the book adds more visual interest. Older children will learn to appreciate the beautiful variety of babies from all over the world. They can learn the names of several other countries. Most importantly, they learn that just as they are loved and valued, so are all children, no matter where they live.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I sent this along with several others, to my great-niece for her 2nd birthday. Her mom reports that Global Babies is the one she immediately LOVED most!
Brasseur More than 1 year ago
Young children respond very enthusiastically to these babies from around the world.
cathryn1 More than 1 year ago
This is the second copy of this book my 18 mo old nephew has owned. This first copy was loved until the pages stuck together. He enjoys looking at the babies and will look for this book so his Mother can 'read' it to him. There is no story just wonderful pictures.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a lovely book that opens your child to acceptance of all people and cultures.
HATRI More than 1 year ago
A friend gave us this book when our oldest was born. It is well done and a fabulous way to expose kids to other countries and cultures from early on. Both of our kids have loved it as babies and toddlers and now it is a great way to look up countries on the world map as well. I would HIGHLY recommend it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My daughter loves books with pictures of babies. This is a fantastic book. Nice text and great photos!
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OrionsMom More than 1 year ago
I wish there were more books like this for kids! This has become my official new baby gift. I include it in all shower and welcome baby gifts. It was the first book my son really loved to read at just about 6 months old. He still likes this book at over a year old. I love that it exposes him to what people look and dress like all over the world.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My son has owned this book since he was born. Twenty months later he still loves to read the simple story and enjoy the beautiful photographs. I give this as a gift to all the new babies in our world.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a book of baby faces; faces of all colors from all around the world. Most show native dress. In a world where we need to promote international understanding in the hopes that small children may grow to find a more peaceful world, this book in a first step to learning about different cultures. My one year old granddaughter loves to look at all the faces. I highly recommend it!