An English Year

Twelve Months in the Life of England's Kids

An English Year
$17.99 / £7.95
Illustrated by:
Format: Hardback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781921966866
Publisher: EK Books
Series: A Kids' Year
Buy from an Online Retailer
We do not sell books through our website in the UK.
Please use the links below to buy from online retailers
US:
            
UK:
            
CA:
      
AU:
   

Description

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.

The author

Tania McCartney is an author, editor, reviewer and features writer. She has been writing professionally for over 25 years and has almost a thousand articles and reviews in print and online. Passionate about literacy, Tania founded the highly regarded children’s literature website Kids’ Book Review and the 52-Week Illustration Challenge, and is an ambassador for the Australian National Year of Reading 2012. She has spent many years presenting and speaking on reading, books and writing.

Her previous book with Tina Snerling was the bestselling An Aussie Year. Tania is also the author of the very successful Beijing Tai Tai. Described as ‘The Eat, Pray, Love for mothers’, this is her account of the four years she spent living in China’s capital. Tania has also lived in Paris and London, and currently lives in Canberra with her husband and two kids, and a mountain of books.

Tina Snerling is an illustrator, children’s wear designer and graphic artist. Formerly a fashion and textiles designer, she now illustrates the award-winning Kids’ Year series and other picture books, and is the Art Director for a children’s stationery company. She lives in Brisbane with her husband, two kids and a wild imagination to draw the world with childhood innocence.

Reader reviews

Specs

Format: Hardback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781921966866
Size: 10.25 in x 9.75 in x 0.375 in / 260.35 mm x 247.65 mm x 9.525 mm
Published:
Age Range: 4-8 years

You might also be interested in

Enter to win a classroom set of DAVID BOWIE by Isabel Sanchez Vegara for your students
Fill in your contact information below to enter to win a set of books for your classroom or library. Winners will be notified the week of August 1, 2019. Open to US and Canadian entrants only. Entry open July 1-31, 2019.
Read More >
About the Little People Big Dreams Series
Welcome to the world’s most inspiring biography series: Little People, Big Dreams by Isabel Sanchez Vegara. Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Told as a story, with a facts and photos section at ...
Read More >
Who is your favorite Little People Big Dreams character?
Tell us who your favorite Little People, BIG DREAMS character is for a chance to win! Will you draw us a picture or write us a story about your favorite person? Every month, we will randomly pick one lucky person to win the latest two books in the series. How to Enter: All you need ...
Read More >
See More Posts