A child named John leaves England to visit many countries. With a colorful double spread for each visit- in text and pictures we follow his adventures, as he meets ""a boy named John"" in every country, though the name may be spelled Ian, Jean, Jon, Hans or what have you. The full page picture gives a boy in national costume, with the national flag. The text suggests that children everywhere like the same things,- school, games, sports, holidays and foods! Sturdy format- colored jacket- flat color throughout.