Christopher Award WINNER 1981
"The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents." – Publishers Weekly, starred review.
"A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age." – School Library Journal.
The Christopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.