Coming to Tea by Sarah Garland


Coming to Tea by Sarah Garland

Sarah Garland's classic series of pre-school books look at every aspect of busy, noisy, muddly family life. Coming to Tea follows Mum and the children as they invite the family next door to tea, blow up balloons, make jam tarts and biscuits and enjoy all the treats together. But will the weather spoil the party?


Sarah Garland creates books for children whose families are busy and noisy. Is there any other kind? In Coming to Tea, a plant pot is knocked over, hair is tangly, grass overgrown, a baby fills a nappy. Who cares? Two mums turn tea-time into a party. Garland's drawings are anarchic and jolly, and capture the reality of domestic bliss. Independent

About the Author

Sarah Garland

Sarah Garland is a much-loved author/illustrator who has published more than 40 books. The daughter of a publisher and illustrator, she trained as a typographer at the London College of Printing. She has written many books for children, and also books for adults on herbs and their uses. During her childhood in the New Forest and in recent years she has concentrated on growing a very wide variety of herbs to use in her kitchen, and to treat minor ailments.

She lives in Chedworth, Gloucestershire.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

20th March 2008



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