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  • ISBN: 1338177362
  • ISBN: 9781338177367
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, music ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Award winning creator Rafael López breathes new life with his adaptation of "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" as we join hands and salute all the great lands and people across all nations." -- Dust jacket.
Summary, etc.: An illustrated text for the adapted spiritual song with pictures of children from different lands.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 September #1
    López's adaptation of the spiritual "first published in a hymnal in 1927" will appeal to children with its repetition, brightly colored illustrations, and smiling multiethnic youngsters. A variegated ball of yarn unfurls and flows around the world while connecting people, animals, and plants from all corners of the globe. The charming illustrations of pen and ink, watercolors, and collage, completed on Adobe Photoshop, are cheerful and employ every color of the rainbow. The pictures include backdrops of mountain, desert, forest, ocean, savanna, town, and city, and display a variety of critters and natural settings. The children, displaying a wide range of hues, are shown wearing ethnic clothing and playing together: dancing the limbo, jumping rope, and engaging in a game of cat's cradle. Music is included along with a short history of the song and López's inspiration for creating his own version. The importance of unity and community among the children is linked with the solemn responsibility of taking care of the earth while being kind to every living creature. Preschool-Kindergarten. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Rafael López uses his hands and imagination to create award-winning children's books and murals around the world. He has been awarded the Pura Belpré medal from the American Library Association two times, for Drum Dream Girl and Book Fiesta. Born and raised in Mexico City to architect parents, Rafael grew up immersed in the rich visual heritage, vivid color, music, and surrealism of his native culture. He enjoys working hand in hand with children, librarians, and teachers to paint community-based murals in neighborhoods. Rafael divides his time and collects ideas in his studios in colonial San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and downtown San Diego, California, where he lives with his wife and son. Visit Rafael López at

Subject: Children's songs Texts
Spirituals (Songs) Texts
Multiculturalism Juvenile fiction
Minorities Juvenile fiction
Group identity Juvenile fiction
Globalization Juvenile fiction
Children's songs
Group identity
Group identity Fiction
Multiculturalism Fiction
Minorities Fiction
Culture Fiction
Children's songs Fiction
Globalization Fiction
Spirituals (Songs) Fiction
Children's songs Texts
Spirituals (Songs) Texts
Multiculturalism Fiction
Minorities Fiction
Group identity Fiction
Globalization Fiction
Picture books
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Performing Arts / Music
JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / General (see also headings under Animals)
Genre: Picture books for children.
Picture books.
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