An English Year: Twelve Months in the Life of England's Kids
Publisher:Exisle Publishing (Australia) ISBN:9781921966866 Published Date:28th September 2015 Dimensions:167 X 232 X 28 mm Weight:0.7169 kilograms Pages:32 Binding:Hardcover Condition:New
Short DescriptionWe're Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George - five little English children ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of English kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and famous sites. Come join us on an English childhood adventure!
Full DescriptionMeet Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George - English children representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies our beautiful country. They will take you through a year in the life of English kids, from celebrations to traditions to events, to our everyday way of life and the little things that make childhood so memorable. They are our English childhood. An English Year is a picture book bursting with national pride. It is a snapshot of who we are as a nation, blending our modern-day culture and lifestyle with past traditions and strong heritage. Its pages feature meandering text, dates and gorgeous illustrations showcasing our five English children at play, at school, at home, and enjoying the sights and sites of England - from the northern moors and breathtaking Lake District, to our pebbly seasides, bustling cities and historical country towns.
"Tina's unique interpretation lights up every page her creative illustrations capture the sights, sounds and flavours that make this book an English celebration...it was lovely to see the kaleidoscope of personalities enjoying the year's festivities in their own special way." - Creative Kids Tales (Australia)
"This book along with its companion titles, is a valuable resource for those wanting to explore other cultures, their traditions and customs and how enriched countries have become due to the many multicultural influences. It's a must for libraries and schools, tourist and travel shops." - Kids Book Review (Australia)
"It's a lovely book and will be great for classroom use, and act as a good springboard for further activities." - Parents in Touch (UK)