A child's birthday soon turns into a raucous neighborhood party rife with food, friends, pets, music, and dancing.
on the tossed salad metaphor of diversity rather than a melting pot,
What a Party! celebrates multiculturalism by, well, celebrating. I love
that this book highlights cultural differences by maintaining that we
come together by sharing and celebrating those differences rather than
keeping to ourselves and our own cultures. And what this book further
maintains is that food is the great equalizer. Just when has food never
succeeded in bringing people together? :)
What a Party! by Ana Maria Machado, illustrated by Helene Moureau
Published: April 23, 2013
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Genre: Picture Book
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