If You're Happy and You Know it by Anna McQuinn


If You're Happy and You Know it by Anna McQuinn

In this multicultural version of the traditional song, children from cultures all over the world clap their hands, stomp their feet, pat their heads, and much more. The accompanying singalong CD continues the interactive fun! This title joins Barefoot's popular Singalong Songs series. Call-and-response text invites reader participation. Children from all over the world are joining in, and you will learn how to say hello in thirty-five different languages. This title features simple words from nine different languages for each action shown in the art. It is illustrated by Sophie Fatus, artist of the best-selling Barefoot Books yoga range, including My Daddy is a Pretzel (PB: 9781905236824), Yoga Pretzels (9781905236046) and Yoga Planet (9781846861819).

About the Author

Anna McQuinn, trained as a teacher, specialising in children's literature, and has been working in children's publishing for over sixteen years as an editor, publisher and writer. She also runs workshops and courses for small children in schools and libraries. She lives in Reading with her husband and daughters. This is her first project with Barefoot Books.Sophie Fatus is a full-time illustrator and sculptress who studied at the prestigious Academy of Fine Art in Paris. Her brightly coloured illustrations and quirky style are world-renowned and have graced the pages of many Barefoot books including Babushka (PB: 9781841484112), Riddle Me This! (PB: 9781905236336), My Daddy is a Pretzel (PB: 9781905236824), Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (HB + CD: 9781846860355; PB + CD: 9781846860799; PB: 9781846861895), Yoga Pretzels (9781905236046) and Yoga Planet (9781846861819). Sophie lives in Florence, Italy.

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Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and CD-Audio (Performance - spoken word)
24 pages


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Publication date

1st May 2009



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