What Children and Their Toys Look Like Around the World

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti traveled to 58 countries to photograph kids and their prized possessions.

Adapted by Emma Kapotes and Dawn Raffel from Toy Stories (Harry N. Abrams)
Gabriele Galimberti

Allenah, age 4

El Nido, Philippines

Gabriele Galimberti

Arafa and Aisha, age 5

Bububu, Zanzibar

Gabriele Galimberti

Maudy, age 3

Kalulushi, Zambia
Maudy, who had no toys, was thrilled when she and her friends found a box of sunglasses on the street; they created a make-believe market, buying and selling to one another.

Gabriele Galimberti

Watcharapon, age 3

Bangkok, Thailand

Gabriele Galimberti

Enea, age 3

Boulder, Colorado

Gabriele Galimberti

Sofia, age 4

Bradford on Avon, United Kingdom

Gabriele Galimberti

Shotaro, age 5

Tokyo, Japan

Gabriele Galimberti

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