About this book:
When Rocky, Allie, and their dog Bedoo arrive in India, everything seems strange and even frightening. But they are excited to explore the city of New Delhi and learn about Indian culture. Soon enough, they make new friends, Neema and her younger brother, Tarun, who introduce them to key cultural elements and traditions of their country. Things get complicated when Tarun reveals that his father might not be able to pay for his older sister's wedding. The children work together to come up with a plan to make money for the wedding. When all hope is gone, a brilliant idea comes to Rocky's mind: a lemonade stand to sell lemonade! What seems a simple task proves to be a real challenge as Rocky struggles to adapt to and to accept different ideas and opinions. But through teamwork and true collaboration, the children succeed. The best payoff? Rocky and Allie and their parents get to attend an amazing Indian wedding.
About this series:
Books in the It's a BIG little World series tell the stories of two children, Rocky and Allie, who, along with their dog Bedoo, get to live in faraway countries as they accompany their parents on a long, worldwide business trip. By visiting new countries and making new friends, they gain insight into the local culture and traditions and learn to adapt and thrive in a foreign environment. Their amazing stories create the perfect background for children to explore the world, experience new cultures, and learn about teamwork, empathy, and adaptability.