9781847803702

Let's Play! Poems About Sports and Games from Around the World

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  • ISBN13:

    9781847803702

  • ISBN10:

    1847803709

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/10/2014
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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Summary

Featuring a variety of leisure activities from around the globe, these lively poems familiarize children with sports like cricket, soccer, American football, baseball, basketball, running, relay race, tobogganing, skating, swimming, diving, netball, pole vault, shot put, kung fu, judo, boxing, tennis, table tennis, kite flying, hockey, surfing, riding, and horse racing, as well as games such as skipping, swinging, computer games, Scrabble, chess, and Snakes and Ladders. Vibrant illustrations portray children and adults of many different cultures enjoying pastimes from around the world.

Author Biography

Debjani Chatterjee has written and edited over 50 books, including Animal Antics, Masala, and The Elephant-Headed God and Other Hindu Tales, selected for Children's Books of the Year. The recipient of an honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University and an MBE for services to literature, she lives in Sheffield, U.K. Brian D'Arcy is an Anglo-Irish poet who has contributed to many anthologies of children's poetry and has had two collections published. The winner of an Edward Lear Centenary Limerick Competition, he lives in Sheffield, U.K. Born in the U.K. and raised in Iran, Shirin Adl studied illustration at Loughborough University, going on to win the Hallmark M&S Talented Designer Award. The illustrator of Pea Boy: Stories from Iran and Ramadan Moon, she lives in Oxford, U.K.

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