Selim-Hassan the Seventh and the Wall Band 17/Diamond by Vivian French
  

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Selim-Hassan the Seventh and the Wall Band 17/Diamond by Vivian French

In Selim-Hassan the Seventh, a teenager is determined not to follow in his father's footsteps (but his great-great-great-great grandfather has other ideas). In The Wall, a young nomadic girl is determined to return her grandmother to the land of her birth, across the Great Wall of China. * Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. * Two alternative career paths for Selim-Hasan on pages 54 and 55 help children to discuss the options that Selim-hassan had and the decisions he made. * Text type: Two stories from other cultures * Curriculum links: Geography: Passport to the world; Citizenship: Living in a diverse world. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

About the Author

Vivian French

Vivian French is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written more than 250 books during the course of her career, including Caterpillar, Butterfly, The Tales from the Five Kingdoms series and Yucky Worms. Her recent work includes the critically acclaimed picture book The Most Wonderful Thing in the World. Vivian teaches on the illustration course at Edinburgh School of Art, and helped to found the mentoring scheme Picture Hooks for aspiring young illustrators. She lives in Edinburgh. Read further information about Vivian French here.

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Format

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback
56 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Vivian French
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Author's Website

www.vivianfrench.co.uk/inde...

Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

1st September 2008

ISBN

9780007231034


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