skip to content
Covid-19 virus
COVID-19 Resources

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat.org search. OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Image provided by: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM
What if . . . Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

What if . . .

Author: Thierry Lenain; Olivier Tallec; Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Enchanted Lion Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : First English-language editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A child looks out at the world's wars, famine, pollution, and other miseries and thinks of ways to make things better.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thierry Lenain; Olivier Tallec; Claudia Zoe Bedrick
ISBN: 9781592702817 1592702813
OCLC Number: 1055264497
Notes: "Originally published in French in 2004 as Il Faudra."
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 31 cm
Other Titles: Il faudra.
Responsibility: Thierry Lenain ; illustrated by Olivier Tallec ; translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick.

Abstract:

Sitting on an island, a young child watches the world. He observes its troubles and he thinks about how the world could be different, and better.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Sobering and provocative." -Kirkus Reviews "The simple yet profound narrative and Tallec's soulful, tender illustrations make What If... the young imagination's counterpart to Albert Camus's famous Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1055264497<\/a>> # What if . . .<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Book<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nbgn:translationOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/1055264497#CreativeWork\/unidentifiedOriginalWork<\/a>> ; # Il faudra.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"1055264497<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"Unknown \'gen\' value: pri<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/conduct_of_life<\/a>> ; # Conduct of life<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/imagination<\/a>> ; # Imagination<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/imagination_in_children<\/a>> ; # Imagination in children<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/altruism_in_children<\/a>> ; # Altruism in children<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/altruism<\/a>> ; # Altruism<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:author<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Person\/lenain_thierry_1959<\/a>> ; # Thierry Lenain<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookEdition<\/a> \"First English-language edition.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Person\/bedrick_claudia_zoe<\/a>> ; # Claudia Zoe Bedrick<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2019<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"A child looks out at the world\'s wars, famine, pollution, and other miseries and thinks of ways to make things better.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/49811788<\/a>> ; # Il faudra.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Fiction<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Picture books<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Juvenile works<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:illustrator<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Person\/tallec_olivier<\/a>> ; # Olivier Tallec<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"What if . . .<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"1055264497<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781592702817<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/1055264497<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Person\/bedrick_claudia_zoe<\/a>> # Claudia Zoe Bedrick<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Bedrick<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Claudia Zoe<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Claudia Zoe Bedrick<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Person\/lenain_thierry_1959<\/a>> # Thierry Lenain<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1959<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Lenain<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Thierry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Thierry Lenain<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Person\/tallec_olivier<\/a>> # Olivier Tallec<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Tallec<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Olivier<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Olivier Tallec<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/altruism<\/a>> # Altruism<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Altruism<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/altruism_in_children<\/a>> # Altruism in children<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Altruism in children<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/conduct_of_life<\/a>> # Conduct of life<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Conduct of life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/imagination<\/a>> # Imagination<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Imagination<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/49811788#Topic\/imagination_in_children<\/a>> # Imagination in children<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Imagination in children<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/49811788<\/a>> # Il faudra.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Il faudra.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781592702817<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1592702813<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781592702817<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/1055264497<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1055264497<\/a>> ; # What if . . .<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-08-05<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n