AuthorBecky Jones, Clare Lewis
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PublisherFrances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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Publication date6th May 2010
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London Adventure Walks for Families Tales of a City
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From the authors of the highly successful Adventures Walks for Families In and Around London comes London Adventure Walks, offering 25 carefully devised, imaginative explorations of London - all starting from points easily accessible by public transport - specifically designed to appeal to children. Intriguing explorations of the historic (Tudor London/Dick Whittington/Fire of London/Florence Nightingale), literary (Dickens, Shakespeare, 101 Dalmatians, Paddington Bear), artistic and famous sights of the capital will draw them in and keep them enthralled.
SynopsisLondon Adventure Walks for Families Tales of a City by Becky Jones, Clare Lewis
Reviews'We love this new book ... it is filled with ideas for keeping children amused' - Daily Express 'A walking scheme so wily it should get even the most lumpen child off its sulky bottom' - Daily Telegraph 'It's day-tripping season - but where to go? Becky Jones and Clare Lewis have done all the hard work for you. This great pocket-size book doesn't just point you in the direction; it's packed with ideas for pit stops, activities to enjoy while you're out and about and story tapes to take along for the journey.' - Time Out 'An absolute treasure trove for parents and children. Not just great walks, but songs, food, fascinating facts and fun things to do.'
Sue Palmer, author of Toxic Childhood Recommended reading WALK magazine Recommended reading. Junior A handy pocket
-sized guide to showing children the delights of the big smoke. Hill Mag A pocket-sized, brightly illustrated series of urban adventures taking in both world famous landmarks and hidden treaures. Ham & High Crammed with ideas of things to make, songs to sing, street and park games to play, ideas to re-energise flagging feet. All the walks are created to be a fun, essentially free day out for all the family. West One Exclusive This little book could open the door to adventure, make history come alive and excite the vital curiosity and imagination of today's TV-obsessed children. Camden New Journal These intriguing explorations of the capital will draw you in and keep everyone actively involved. Angel If you struggle finding time for your photography amid your family commitments, a good compromise is to mix the two. This fantastic guide presents a great way to spend time both with your family and your camera. Amateur Photographer We loved the first book in the series, and this follow up does not disappoint. Angels and Urchins The essential family London guide book, for Londoners and tourists alike. Trends An inspirational pocket-sized book designed to get your kids out of the house and stomping all over London. London Magazine This is exactly the sort of book I would have loved to have when growing up in London. I am delighted to be able to use it with my own children, and discover parts of the capital that I never knew existed. Families This charming and useful book contains 25 London walks designed to appeal to children. The selection is excellent and each walk is accompanied by clear, step-by-step instructions of where to go, as well as the interesting sights and landmarks along the way, and their relevance to the story. There are plenty of colour photographs, small fact boxes, activity suggestions and line drawings of things they might see en route. Sunday Telegraph A book that begs to be used and must surely find a welcome from staff in primary schools in reach of London. School Librarian Each walk is accompanied by clear, step-by-step instructions of where to go, as well as the interesting sights and landmarks along the way Daily Telegraph A must-have for families in and around London, or anyone thinking of visiting the capital with children. Keren David Created to provide a fun, essentially free day out for all the family. Primary Times
About The Author
Becky Jones is a documentary maker for BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, Discovery, Science, History and Arts.
Clare Lewis is a journalist making regular contributions to newspapers and magazines including the Times, Tatler, Country Living and Homes and Gardens.
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