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An English Year

Twelve Months in the Life of England's Kids (Kids' Year)

By Tania McCartney, Tina Snerling (Illustrated by)

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Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: Australia, 01 September 2015
Meet 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.

About the Author

Tania McCartney is an award-winning author, editor, illustrator and founder of highly regarded children's literature website Kids' Book Review and the 52-Week Illustration Challenge. Her previous titles with Tina Snerling are Peas in a Pod, Tottie and Dot, and the bestselling An Aussie Year. Tina Snerling is an illustrator, graphic designer, creator and Mother. She is privileged to spend the most part of her days daydreaming out her sundrenched window, while creating worlds that allow her to travel anywhere without leaving her studio.

Reviews

"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) "Learn all about what a day in the life of kids all over the world is like in this amazing series." - Little Angel (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) "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) "England represents a true melting pot of cultures and this is clearly visible throughout the book. From snowy Christmases to mushy peas, from Shakespeare to the Wianki Festival, from pitched roofs to Buckingham Palace and from conkers to Bobbies, let's see how much you know about England!" - Hip Little One (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)" "Learn all about what a day in the life of kids all over the world is like in this amazing series." "- Little Angel (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)" "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)" "England represents a true melting pot of cultures and this is clearly visible throughout the book. From snowy Christmases to mushy peas, from Shakespeare to the Wianki Festival, from pitched roofs to Buckingham Palace and from conkers to Bobbies, let's see how much you know about England!" "- Hip Little One (Australia)"

EAN: 9781921966866
ISBN: 1921966866
Publisher: EK Books
Dimensions: 25.4 x 26.92 x 1.02 centimetres (0.38 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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