Who owns the water? How is water managed in our societies? Why are rivers important? What are different sources of water? What is the status of water sources today?
With these queries and many more, on the occasion of the World Water Day, start conversing with your child about our intrinsic connection with water.
A children’s book titled Water Stories: From around the World*, is an excellent visual and creative medium for triggering and insulating thoughts about respecting water, and in extension all living entities.
The Water Stories is an edited volume which draw upon allegories and fables from Ivory Coast, China, India, Greece, Australia, North America, Spain, Nigeria, Botswana and many other places, which underline the need to protect, conserve, and value water.
The stories covered in this volume discusses various aspects of waterscapes ranging from the ownership of water, water management, rivers, aquatic creatures, and many more. Coupled with interesting facts and the water timeline, the book is creative tool to engage your child as well as yourself with water.
Respect Water! Respect Life!
*Water Stories: From around the World edited by Radhika Menon and Sandhya Rao and illustrated by Nirupama Sekhar, Tulika Publishers. (Available at http://www.tulikabooks.com/story-collections/water-stories-pb-english.html)