All the Colours of the Earth A Multicultural Treasury by Wendy Cooling


All the Colours of the Earth A Multicultural Treasury by Wendy Cooling

Imagine the brilliant colours and smells of fruits in a Caribbean market, the vast variety of tins and jars in a North American supermarket. Imagine how many kinds of street music there are, the different ways children play with swings and kites and boats. Imagine the different seasons. Then imagine things that are the same worldwide - land and trees and creatures being destroyed, wealth and poverty spreading. Imagine believing in good hope, a future when life will be better...


This beautifully produced poetry book contains a truly international choice of poems which demonstrates that children share many experiences and concerns no matter where in the world they live. The Bookseller

About the Author

Wendy Cooling

Wendy Cooling is an eminent figure in the world of children′s books. As a freelance consultant she works with schools, publishers, libraries and the government on the promotion of literacy and love of books. Wendy was a teacher of English in London secondary schools for many years and left to head up the then Children′s Book Foundation where she initiated the Book Start project, which is now run successfully throughout the country. She is an intrepid traveller - camel fairs in India being one of her favourites. Home is in Barnet.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

1st September 2005



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