Up and Down the Andes A Peruvian Festival Tale by Laurie Krebs


Up and Down the Andes A Peruvian Festival Tale by Laurie Krebs

This rhyming text travels from Lake Titicaca all the way to the city of Cusco for the annual Inti Raymi Festival in June. Young readers will meet children from many areas of southern Peru who are travelling to the festival, each using a different mode of transport. This title includes useful notes on the history and culture of Peru. From the best-selling author of We All Went on Safari . It features informative endnotes with interesting facts about the Inti Raymi festival and the Andes mountains, as well as facts about the indigenous people and the history of Peru, and a helpful map.

About the Author

Laurie Krebs combines her love of children's literature with her enthusiasm for travelling to create wonderful picture books that carry readers all around the world. Laurie has developed a series of books with Barefoot Books, including We're Sailing Down the Nile, We All Went on Safari, We're Sailing to Galapagos and We're Riding on a Caravan. Aurelia Fronty is a painter, illustrator and textile artist. Her illustrations for this project were inspired by her travels to Peru and Bolivia. Aurelia lives with her family in Montreuil, France.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st June 2010



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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