“Umar” By David Cahn is about a young Leeds boy who is fascinated with keys, locks and doors and determined to learn to use them! “
This deceptively simple little book illustrates how tuning into young children’s interests can help adults to understand what learning through play really involves. It’s not all fun or light-hearted. It’s not done to please others or get a sticker; the goal is the child’s own and requires persistence, risk-taking and willingness to make mistakes.