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Smith, David J. 1944-

If the world were a village : a book about the world's people / written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong. - 2nd ed. - Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2011. - 32 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm. - CitizenKid .

Includes bibliographical references.

Welcome to the global village -- Nationalities -- Languages -- Ages -- Religions -- Food -- Air and water -- School and work -- Money and possessions -- Energy -- Health -- The village, past, present and future -- Teaching children about the global village.

Comparing the world population to a village of 100 persons, the author reveals such facts as the languages of the village, how much each earns, if the person is literate, has a television and has enough to eat.

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Human geography.