My Granny Went to Market by Stella Blackstone


My Granny Went to Market by Stella Blackstone

Join a very unusual Granny as she journeys around-the-world on a magic carpet, shopping for amazing treasures in all the places she visits. Taking young readers on a counting adventure through the different countries of the world, My Granny Went To Market also introduces children to maps and entertains them with rhyme along the way.

About the Author

On good days, Stella Blackstone lives east of the sun and west of the moon. On less good days, she lives at the bottom of a well. She finds ideas in all of these places and turns them into songs, poems and rhymes. She has read and written poetry for as long as she can remember, and her favourite books include Louis Untermeyer’s A Child’s Treasury of Poetry, which was a constant companion throughout her childhood, Paolo Coelho’s The Alchemist, everything by T.S. Eliot, and William Buck’s translation of The Ramayana. She lives in southwest England, and enjoys walking and working in her garden as well as doing nothing whenever she has the chance.

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24 pages
Interest Age: To 7


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Publication date

10th January 2005



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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