A is for Arabia by Julia Johnson


A is for Arabia by Julia Johnson

Julia Johnson and Emily Styles guide readers the reader through Arabia in a charming alphabet rhyme. Having both lived in Dubai at various stages of their lives, this mother and daughter team present the people and customs of the land with vivacity and vigour. Expressive full colour illustrations complement each rhyme. From visiting a souq filled with sacks of spices to climbing up a high jebel with Jameela, the reader is taken on an exciting journey through the land, as they meet its people and are introduced to its customs. Suitable as a reading book for ages 7-12, or as a picture book for younger children, the rhymes and illustrations in A is for Arabia should delight and fascinate children from all parts of the world.

About the Author

Julia Johnson is a writer and an actress. She first went to the Middle East in 1975, where she was swift to develop her skills as a storyteller. She now divides her time between Dubai and an old watermill in Worcestershire. She is married with two children and two grandchildren. Emily Styles, Julia s daughter, was born in Dubai and spent her childhood there. She now lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and their young children, Alice and William. Working from home, Emily combines her illustrating with being a full-time mother.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 3-7


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Publication date

6th August 2003



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