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Mr Mayor, Let Us Sing

Uri Orlev
AGE: 6-9

In this rhyming story, a group of children prove they have the power to change their neighborhood for the better. When the greedy mayor decides to build a tall new building in the empty lot that the children love to use as a playground, the children decide to fight back. First, they talk to the school janitor and learn the power of civil protest. Then they plan a campaign, with signs and songs, against the mayor who is in the midst of an election year. And their funny, colorful protest succeeds: the mayor loses! The new mayor quickly sets out to build a park for the children and the whole city looks greener and prettier. Kids, too, have the power to make a difference,

Illustrations: Yiftah Alon


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Orlev Mr Mayor, Let Us Sing
Title Mr Mayor, Let Us Sing
Author’s Last Name Orlev
Author's First Name Uri
Language(s) Hebrew
Genre children-picture bk
Publisher (Hebrew) Massada
Year of Publication (Hebrew) 1993
No. Pages 32 pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Rosh Ha-Ir Ten Lashir
Representation Represented by ITHL

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