Pastimes and Toys by Sarah Ridley
  

Synopsis

Pastimes and Toys by Sarah Ridley

Everyone has memories of the toys they played with and the pastimes they had when they were growing up. This book gives young children access to people's memories alongside photographs to help them build up a picture of the past. From teddy bears and construction toys to dressing up and playing outside young children can explore what has changed and what remains popular. The book is part of the 'Tell me what you remember' series, which explores changes in living memory through photographs and memories.

About the Author

Born in Suffolk, Sarah Ridley lives on the Suffolk/Essex border and is a writer and editor of educational books for children and young people. Recently, a life-long interest in history has led her to write books about the First World War, inspired by reading letters written by soldiers who served in the conflict. Brothers at War tells the story of uncovering the material held in her own family's archives. Dear Jelly sets letters written by soldier brothers to their younger sisters at its core. Teenage children keep Sarah busy when she isn't tied to her computer, and she relaxes by walking along river estuaries close to her home.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Sarah Ridley
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th May 2015

ISBN

9781445139784


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