London A Three-dimensional Expanding City Skyline by Sarah McMenemy
  

London A Three-dimensional Expanding City Skyline

Written by Sarah McMenemy
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A brilliant gift package that is both beautiful and useful. Open out this concertina and some of the best sites in London - Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, the Houses of Parliament – pop up for you. Gorgeous illustrations bring out the very best of the city while the accompanying text provides all the detail needed to explore them. Folded up, the concertina fits neatly into a robust and pretty slip case.

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Synopsis

London A Three-dimensional Expanding City Skyline by Sarah McMenemy

Remember London for ever with this exquisite cut-paper souvenir - a great alternative to a postcard ! Presented in a beautiful slipcase, this stunning memento features twelve of London's most famous sites: Harrods, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, The Houses of Parliament, The London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, The Globe Theatre, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge and The Royal Observatory.

Stylishly illustrated and folding out to a length of 150 cm, this is a perfect souvenir for anyone visiting the UK's capital city. Great things come in small packages and buyers will be amazed at how much of London is folded into this petite box. Printed front and back, twelve famous sites are featured along with brief descriptions/histories in a concertina.

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About the Author

Sarah McMenemy

Sarah McMenemy grew up in London and went on to study illustration at the Chelsea School of Art and Brighton University, during which time she funded herself by drawing facades of elegant, terraced houses. She has illustrated a diverse range of projects, including a permanent art installation for the London Underground at Shadwell Station. Sarah is the author-illustrator of Waggle and Jack's New Boat. The London skyline project is her third title for Walker Books.

Things you didn't know about Sarah McMenemy
1. I love chocolate and making chocolate cake.
2. I work in a studio in an old chocolate factory!
3. I like thunderstorms.
4. I don’t like getting out of bed.
5. I like putting my bare feet in streams on hot days.
6. I like sledging on snowy days.
7. I love dancing and music.
8. I like laughing at silly jokes.
9. I like walking around boats in harbour when the tide is out.
10. I make elaborate sand castles, sand boats and sand cars at the beach.

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Book Info

Format

Novelty book
30 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Sarah McMenemy
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd March 2011

ISBN

9781406323481

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