A picture book to bridge the generation gap

Radio Taiwan Internatiomnal
Date: 14 July, 2020
By: Katherine Wei

The book, titled “Please Listen to Me”, includes 29 personal stories.

The book, titled "Please Listen to Me", includes 29 personal stories.[/caption] Many of us have gotten into arguments with family members because of a generation gap. Maybe your parents didn’t understand why you were obsessed with heavy metal music, or maybe you wished your children would stop using their phones so much during dinner. Here in Taipei, some kids put together a book to help communicate with their elders better.

In Taiwan, where many three-generation families live under the same roof, the generation gap can be pretty wide.

She says, her grandparents see things differently than they do. 00:13-00:17 And she says they don’t like it when they get rowdy or hyperactive. 

An elementary school in Taipei worked with a picture book illustrator with hopes to bring the kids closer to their loving grandparents who seemed to disapprove of so much their grandchildren did.     [FULL  STORY]

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