by Dianne Dicks and Katalin Fekete
Illustrations by Marc Locatelli
photographs by Emanuel Ammon / AURA
Have fun learning all you need to enjoy making friends and feeling at home
Susy and Thomas need to tell their Uncle George the secret only Swiss kids
know. Lucky for them that they meet Angela who loves books and can give them
lots of exciting tips about their new homeland. Together they explore what Switzerland
is all about; its languages, food, festivities, customs, and fun places to visit.
Angela also shows them what to expect in the neighbourhood and at school, what
kids read, sing, play and how they get along. She also explains all the dos
and don’ts, what they need to watch out for, what they can discover at school
and on adventures throughout the country.
Children from ages 6 to 12 will enjoy the playful cartoons and illustrations
and the many photographs showing all aspects of life in Switzerland in all its
Includes songs with their musical scores, a one-act play, maps, lists of
hundreds of places to visit, and a 32-card language game to help kids enjoy
trying to speak a Swiss language.
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