Playtime Rhymes by Sally Gardner
  

Synopsis

Playtime Rhymes by Sally Gardner

The perfect collection of rhymes for children to sing, count, hop, skip, jump and dance to. Chosen with the help of infant school teachers, the 37 rhymes include all-time favourites such as 'The Wheels on the Bus', 'Old MacDonald had a Farm', 'If You're Happy and You Know It' and 'Ten Fat Sausages'. It is just right for any family with young children, or for use by playgroups and reception classes. With its big square format and lively, imaginative pictures full of funny scenes and characters, PLAYTIME RHYMES, one of the first books by the immensely popular Sally Gardner, has already shown its enduring appeal.

Reviews

Familiar songs and beautiful illustrations ... A hit Highbury & Islington Express Bright and exuberant ... Quite simply, this is one of the best rhymes books I have seen for pre-school childen The Leader

About the Author

Sally Gardner

Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist from London. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and have sold more than one million copies in the UK.

Her historical novel for older readers, I, Coriander, won the Smarties Children's Book Prize in 2005. Two thrillers both set at the time of the French Revolution, The Red Necklace and The Silver Blade, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in 2009, followed. Actor Dominic West (The Wire) has bought the film rights to both titles.

Her YA novel, The Double Shadow, was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. Sally Gardner's stories for middle readers include Lucy Willow and the popular Magical Children series of six titles: The Strongest Girl in the World, The Invisible Boy, The Boy with Magic Numbers, The Smallest Girl in the World, The Boy with the Lightning Feet, and The Boy who could Fly, which are also available as audio books. She has also written and illustrated picture books including The Fairy Catalogue, The Glass Heart, The Book of Princesses and Playtime Rhymes. Sally Gardner continues to be an avid spokesperson for dyslexia, working to change the way it is perceived by society. She is dyslexic and argues that it is not a disability, but a gift.

If you'd love to know more about Sally, click here to download a more detailed biography and Q&A.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Sally Gardner
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Author's Website

www.sallygardner.net/

Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

23rd September 1996

ISBN

9781858812977


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