Doing Christmas by Sarah Garland


Doing Christmas by Sarah Garland

Frances Lincoln are delighted to reissue Sarah Garland's classic picture book series featuring a warm and very down-to-earth family as they go about their daily life. Whether they are gardening, swimming, picnicking or going to playschool, doing the washing, the shopping, enjoying Christmas or a tea party, Mum, daughter, baby and dog are always rushing around, getting things done and having lots of fun. Doing Christmas follows the family as they get ready for Granny's Christmas visit; doing the shopping, making the pudding and digging up the tree. But will they have everything ready in time for Granny's arrival?


Lively illustrations and minimal text, allowing for plenty improvisation by the adult raconteur, map the chaotic day-to-day life of a harassed single mother, her two toddlers and lugubrious dog. Spectator

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

4th September 2008



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