Smorgasbord Children’s Reading Room – New Book on the Shelves – #Change #Language -Whaaat? by Dawn Doig
Delighted to announce the release of a new children’s book by Dawn Doig – Whaaat?: Celebrate the challenges and successes of a young child trying to understand a new language in a new country.
About the book
Imagine having to learn a new language in a new school and in a new country. This is the reality for many children globally in our very mobile world as they become bilingual, trilingual or even multilingual.
Anand is a little Mongolian boy who is attending an English-speaking school for the first time. What a scary experience! And why does he always hear people says, “E el gi piddr”? What does that mean? With time, practice, and support from his caring teachers, Anand gradually learns the language and he finally understands …