Category Archives: The World Book of Wonders

Places you can go with French

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak French, because I’m studying French on Rosetta Stone.  I counted 34 … Continue reading

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Ethnic Dance Festival

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. Yesterday, and last Sunday, I went to the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival at the San Francisco Opera House.  The theatre had golden decorations on the walls, and comfortable cloth seats. We saw eighteen … Continue reading

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Places you can go with English

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak English.  I counted 68 different countries that have English as an … Continue reading

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World-Game: Mexico

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. Country: Mexico Food people eat: Pancakes (I saw this in the “Families of the World” documentary on Mexico.) Animal that lives there: Rabbit Food that animal eats: Grass What eats that animal: Beaded Lizard (I saw … Continue reading

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Estifanos’ World-Game

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I have an idea for a new game: Each person takes a turn, and has to name, from memory: The name of a country; A food that people eat there; An animal that lives … Continue reading

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A Child’s World Map

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. When I think about the world, I draw about it. In this picture, which I made out of my imagination, I drew about the climates and the ecosystems, and the weather in each place. Examples: … Continue reading

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Seasons in California – First Flowers

by Estifanos (5), of California, U.S.A. I live with my mom and dad, in the mountains near the coast of California. Where we live, the beginning of February is the time when we see the first flowers blooming in our yard. It is … Continue reading

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Portuguese

by Estifanos (5), of California, U.S.A. I am curious about learning Portuguese, because I wanted to go see the animals that live in Brazil, and they speak Portuguese in Brazil.  I asked my pen-pal, Atilio, how to speak Portuguese, and these are … Continue reading

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Animals of Brazil

by Estifanos (5), of California, U.S.A. If I were going to Brazil, I would like to see the animals there, especially the howler monkey, the jaguar, the three-toed sloth, and the anaconda.  I asked my pen-pal, Atilio (a grown-up who … Continue reading

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