The Journey Home from Grandpa's by Jemima Lumley


The Journey Home from Grandpa's by Jemima Lumley

Hop in the car and watch all that whizzes past the window as you head for home. You'll find all kinds of things to look at as you join in the catchy singalong song! This action-packed book is ideal for teaching different colours and types of transportation and for developing map-reading skills. Latest in the popular series of Barefoot books with free singalong CDs - perfect for fans of all-time favourite The Animal Boogie (PB with CD: 1-905236-22-0) with over 250,000 copies sold worldwide! It pairs nicely with the best-selling transport title, We All Go Travelling By (PB with CD: 1-84148-880-1) - over 50,000 copies sold! The strong use of rhythm and repetition builds listening and reading skills.

About the Author

Jemima Lumley is an author and designer who has previously worked as a designer at Frances Lincoln and Orchard Books, and now lives in Bristol with her husband and two children. This is her first title for 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 several other Barefoot books including The Story Tree (PB with CD: 1-905236-12-3; Audio Book: 1-84148-417-2) and its companion title Storytime (1-84148-344-3), Babushka (HB: 1-84148-352-4, PB: 1-84148-411-3), The Barefoot Book of Monsters! (1-84148-068-1), and My Daddy is a Pretzel (1-84148-150-5). Sophie lives in Florence, Italy with her husband and cat.

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Mixed media product
24 pages


Jemima Lumley
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Publication date

1st September 2006



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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