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My Village

Rhymes from Around the World

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Hardback

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My village that I love My village, my sweet home Where my father, mother and family live It's not easy to forget it It's so hard to be away My peaceful, friendly village I miss it every day A collection of nursery verses for young children (and the young at heart). From Iran to Iceland, Samoa to Switzerland, readers can delight in quirky, touching and funny verses from 22 different countries, brought to life by the artwork from exciting young illustrator, Mique Moriuchi, who captures each verse with a uniquely beautiful and child's-eye focus.

Author Biography

Danielle Wright's background is in book publishing and she spent a few years working for Frederick Warne (UK) and Penguin Books (UK) as well as Penguin Books (NZ). More recently she has been proofreading and editing books - mostly for Random House (NZ). She enjoyed teaching migrants English when gaining her CELTA and then worked with many different migrant organisations while writing speeches for Sir Barry Curtis (when he was the Mayor of Manukau). During this time, she was surprised to learn that there are over 165 different ethnic groups in Manukau alone! Mique Moriuchi works with bits and pieces, textured paint and collage for her rich and unique pictures for children's books such as Granny Torelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech (Bloomsbury) and Talk Peace by Sam Williams (Hodder Children's UK). Mique Moriuchi has a (BA) Hons. in Graphic design from Norwich School of Art & Design and an MA in sequential design and illustration from the University of Brighton. Michael Rosen is an enormously successful and popular writer, poet, scriptwriter, performer and broadcaster. Winner of the Smarties Award, the Other Award and the Signal Poets Award, he has written more than a hundred children's titles. In 1997 he won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for his outstanding contribution to children's literature, and in 2007 he became the Children's Laureate. To visit Mike Rosen's website click here
Release date Australia
February 9th, 2010
Contributors
Compiled by Danielle Wright Illustrated by Mique Moriuchi Introduction by Michael Rosen
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Interest Age
From 3
Pages
60
Dimensions
210x240x11
ISBN-13
9781847800862
Product ID
3773730

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