For Every Child Paperback
The Rights of a Child in Words and Pictures
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For Every Child
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In November 1989 the United Nations formally adopted 54 principles which make up the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
From the right to a name and a nationality to the right to education and play and special protection for disabled children, the fourteen rights most pertinent to young children have been carefully chosen and interpreted here in simple language.
191 of the world's 193 countries have ratified the Convention making themselves legally bound to comply with its obligations.
There is a wonderful international cast of acclaimed illustrators: from Britain, Shirley Hughes, Babette Cole, John Burningham and Peter Weevers; from the US Jerry Pinkney and Rachel Isadora; from Ireland PJ Lynch; French artist Philippe Dumas, Chilean illustrator Claudio Munoz; from Germany Henriette Sauvant; Indian artists Amrit and Rabindra K. D Kaur Singh; from Japan Satoshi Kitamura; Zimbabwe-born Ken Wilson Max; from China a brilliant new young artist Yang Twesi-yu.
Each has illustrated a different right with an outstanding double page spread making a powerful and moving book that is both an important souvenir and a stunning picture book to be treasured.
For Every Child by Various was published by Random House Children's Publishers UK in January 2002 and is our 50534th best seller. The ISBN for For Every Child is 9780099408659.
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|Page last updated||17th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Various|
|Publisher||Random House Children's Publishers UK (January 2002)|
|Number of Pages||40|