Up and Down the Andes by Laurie Krebs


Up and Down the Andes by Laurie Krebs

This rhyming text travels from Lake Titicaca all the way to the city of Cusco for the marvellous Inti Raymi Festival. Young readers meet children from many areas of southern Peru who are travelling to the festival, each using a different mode of transport. It includes useful notes on the history and culture of Peru. It comes from the bestselling author of We All Went on Safari (PB: 9781841487823) with over 200,000 copies sold! It features informative notes with interesting facts about the Inti Raymi festival and the amazing Andes mountains, as well as information about the indigenous peoples, the history of Peru and a map. Aurelia Fronty's first project for Barefoot Books , One City, Two Brothers (HB: 9781846860416), was a highlight in the New York Times Sunday Book Review .

About the Author

Laurie Krebs combines her love of children's literature with her enthusiasm for travelling to create wonderful picture books that carryreaders all around the world. Laurie has developed a series of books with Barefoot Books, including We'r e Sailing Down the Nile(PB: 9781846861932), We All Went on Saf ar i (PB: 9781846862038), We'r e Sailing to Galapagos (HB: 9781841489025; PB:9781846861017), and We'r e Riding on a Caravan (HB: 9781841483429; PB: 9781846861079). She is also the author of The Beeman(HB: 9781846861451). Laurie has four children and five grandsons, and lives in Virginia with her husband, Bill.Aurelia Fronty is a painter, illustrator and textile artist. Traditional art from around the world has always interested her, particularlycolors and patterns. Her illustrations for this project were inspired by her travels to Peru and Bolivia. Aurelia's artwork in her firstBarefoot book, One City, Two Br others (HB: 9781846860416), was said to do 'more than illustrate the story; it adds an air of peaceand hope to which children will respond' in a Booklist Starred Review; and the book was praised as 'A beautifully illustrated folk tale' inthe New York Times Sunday Book Review. Aurelia lives in Montreuil, France with her partner and two children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

17th October 2008



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