Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?: 12 Common Phrases in 12 Different Languages

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
You can begin the day by saying, “Good morning!” Or you could say, “Guten morgen,” or “buon giorno,” too. They all mean “good morning” in different languages!

In this book you can learn how to say “thank you” and “please” in Chinese and “no” in French, and “yes” in Zulu.

Twelve common phrases, twelve very different languages (German, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Chinese, Zulu, Japanese, Italian, French, and Portuguese), and one very fun book!

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This book shows how to say hello in 12 different languages. It first says hello in English and then it translates it into the different languages. Really great book. Read full review

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Summary: Can you greet the whole wide world teaches ways to greet in 12 common phrases in 12 different languages. The book list the English language then list the ways in which it can be said in ... Read full review


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Illustrator Denis Roche says, 'It's fun choosing what colors to use. I think this book has shmone different shades of blue in it. I usually paint for nueve hours a day and then get tired and sleep for shi hours.' Roche has written and illustrated numerous books. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island with her family.

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