This is My World by Lonely Planet Kids

Posted on September 16th, 2019

It can be so easy to become wrapped up in our own lives. The day to day of family life, school, homework, clubs and playtime can be all consuming. However have you ever stopped to wonder how similar, or different, your child’s upbringing might be from others around the world? In “This Is My World” from Lonely Planet Kids, 84 children age 7 to 10 from around the globe sum up their life in words and pictures.  For anyone wanting to expand their knowledge of how different cultures live, this book is a fascinating insight. Read on to discover more and for you chance to win a copy.

This is my world

More about This Is My World

Discover what it is like to grow up in hot and cold climates, in rich or poor countries, in a house, an orphanage or a flat, a large family or a small one and what impact these things have on the children concerned.  Lonely planet Kids and have carefully researched the backgrounds of 84 different children. They have brought each life story to the reader over beautifully arranged double page spreads.

Pages from This is my World

What we love

  • Bite sized chunks of information from each child on their family and the things that are important in their lives.
  • Photos of the children with their families, their country and the things that are important to them.
  • A helpful colour coded reference guide to different continents
  • A fun to answer quiz at the end.  
  • An aid to social understanding, and human geography within the school curriculum
  • Good to know: £1 from every UK copy sold goes to War child UK – a registered charity helping children in war torn countries to a brighter future.

Need to know

Age Range7 – 10
StockistsLonely Planet Kids online store, Amazon, Good Reads
Book specification

176 pages


Dimensions: 237mm × 310mm



Win a copy of “This Is My World” by Lonely Planet Kids and Coombe Mill

For your chance to win a copy of this lovely recourse book and broaden your child’s appreciation of children around the world, simply follow the instructions below. Good luck to all taking part.

This is my World from Lonely Planet Kids


We were sent our copy of this is my World for the purpose of this review. However all thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Our copy can be found in the Coombe Mill Games room library for our holiday guests to borrow.