Happiness Around the World (Lonely Planet Kids)

by Kate Baker (Author) Wazza Pink (Illustrator)

Happiness Around the World (Lonely Planet Kids)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

The follow-up to Lonely Planet Kids’ Love Around the World, this beautifully illustrated picture book looks at concepts of happiness from across our planet. From forest bathing in Japan and playing the drums in Mali, to Danish hygge, Indian yoga and sharing a feast with family in the USA, every culture has its own unique take on how to achieve contentedness. Featuring Wazza Pink's stunning artwork, this book is the ultimate guide to the world of wellbeing. 

Contents include:

- Sharing a Meal With Family - USA

- Remembering loved ones on the Day of the Dead - MEXICO 

- Getting ready for Carnival - BRAZIL

- Being cosy (hygge) - DENMARK

- Going for an evening stroll (La passeggiata) - ITALY

- Having a sauna - FINLAND

- Djembe drumming - MALI

- Going forest bathing - JAPAN

- Singing along with the hits at a noraebang ('singing room') - SOUTH KOREA

- Tidying up for New Year - CHINA

- Practising yoga - INDIA

- Sharing fish with the community (Inati) - TOKELAU

- Telling Dreamtime stories - AUSTRALIA

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Kate Baker
Kate Baker is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages on subjects ranging from history and travel, to natural history and mythology. Her books include Secrets of the Sea and Highest Mountain, Deepest Ocean.

Sam Brewster is an award-winning freelance illustrator, photographer, and filmmaker based in London. His clients include the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, and many more. His bold color palette and textured line provide a visual feast for old and young alike.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Lonely Planet
Publication date
November 20, 2022
Lonely Planet Kids
BISAC categories
SEL016000 - Self-Help | Personal Growth | Happiness
TRV026000 - Travel | Special Interest | General
Library of Congress categories

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