JAPAN (1 book)

Child Reads World says “こんにちは” / “Kon’nichiwa” / “hello!” to Japan! it is an island located in the Pacific Ocean surrounded by China, Korea, Russia, China and Taiwan. the national language is Japanese. its written form has 3 versions: (1) words written phonetically (Hirugana), (2) words using Chinese characters (Kanji) and (3) words using characters representing “foreign” words (Katakana). Continue reading

BELGIUM (1 book)

Child Reads World‘s introduction to Belgium comes in three languages: Dutch, French and German. it makes sense because it borders France, Luxemburg, Germany and the Netherlands. Belgium seceded from the Netherlands in 1830. and it was admitted to the United Nations on December 27, 1945. Belgium has around 11 million people. the capital of Belgium is Brussels, the flag is black/yellow/red and currency is the Euro. its motto is: Continue reading