All the Colours of the Earth
A Multicultural Treasury
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|Format:||Paperback, 48 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 September 2005|
Imagine the brilliant colours and smells of fruits in a Caribbean market, the vast variety of tins and jars in a North American supermarket. Imagine how many kinds of street music there are, the different ways children play with swings and kites and boats. Imagine the different seasons. Then imagine things that are the same worldwide - land and trees and creatures being destroyed, wealth and poverty spreading. Imagine believing in good hope, a future when life will be better...
About the Author
Wendy Cooling is a highly respected figure in the children's book world. A former teacher, she is the founder of the Bookstart programme and has edited story collections for Puffin, Orion and Collins, poetry anthologies for Franklin Watts and has retold traditional tales for Barefoot Books. Wendy lives in Hertfordshire. Sheila Moxley studied at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and graphic design at St Martin's School of Art. Skip Across the Ocean, a collection by Floella Benjamin, was her first book for Frances Lincoln. Her other books include Joy to the World by Saviour Pirotta, Heather Maisner's Diary of a Princess, Rebecca's Passover by Adele Geras and All the Colours of the Earth, a collection of rhymes edited by Wendy Cooling. She lives in Falmouth, Cornwall.
"This beautifully produced poetry book contains a truly international choice of poems which demonstrates that children share many experiences and concerns no matter where in the world they live." The Bookseller"
|Publisher: ||Frances Lincoln Childrens Books|
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 21.0 centimeters (0.21 kg)|