Celebrate the diversity and universality of childhood and the adventures of growing up around all the world. With a forward by Chris and Martin Kratt of PBS fame, To Be a Kid invites readers to share in the commonality of families, school, play, creativity, animals, and friends worldwide. Ajmera and Ivanko’s powerful text, paired with colorful and expressive photography, unites children as they play, learn, and spend time with family and friends. From Botswana to Haiti, Mongolia to Cuba, To Be a Kid, captures everyday moments across the globe. Kids, no matter where they are from, share these same wonderful adventures because at the heart of it a kid is just a kid.
About the Author
Maya Ajmera is the founder of The Global Fund for Children. She is the co-author of several Global Fund for Children books, including Faith, Global Babies, Children of the U.S.A., and Children from Australia to Zimbabwe.
John D. Ivanko is an award-winning photographer and author, writer, national speaker, and conservationist.He is the co-author (with Maya Ajmera) or photo contributor to nine Global Fund for Children books. With Maya Ajmera, he's co-authored the award-winning To Be a Kid, Be My Neighbor, To Be an Artist, Back to School, Animal Friends, and Come Out and Play.