Little Red Hen South African edition by Gerald Rose

Little Red Hen South African edition

Written by Gerald Rose
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Part of the Cambridge Reading Routes Series


Little Red Hen South African edition by Gerald Rose

Cambridge Reading Routes is a reading programme for the first seven years of schooling in South Africa.

About the Author

Gerald Rose was born in Hong Kong. When the Second World War started, his father became a prisoner of war, and Gerald and his mother were interned in a civilian camp, which was where he saw his first live tiger. Gerald studied at Lowestoft School of Art and the RA schools. Frustrated by the dearth of good illustrated books for children, his wife, Elizabeth, helped him to write and illustrate a number of books. Gerald won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1960 for Old Winkle and the Seagulls and won the Premio Critici in 1979 in Erba, Italy for 'Ahhh!' Said Stork. Gerald now lives in Hove, East Sussex.

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16 pages


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Publication date

1st September 1998



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