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Amazing Grace

Written by Mary Hoffman

Illustrated by Caroline Binch

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Amazing Grace Synopsis

Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her school decides to perform Peter Pan , Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he wasn't black...But Grace's Ma and Nana tell her she can be anything she wants if she puts her mind to it...

Amazing Grace Press Reviews

This was a groundbreaking book about race and gender when it was first published, and it remains an absolute standard - brilliantly told with superb artwork. The Ultimate First Book Guide

Provides an opening for talking about race, gender and self-esteem with young children. -- Julia Eccleshare 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up


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ISBN: 9781847805935
Publication date: 03/09/2015
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781845077495
Publication date: 16/10/2007
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781845077495
Publication date: 16th October 2007
Author: Mary Hoffman
Illustrator: Caroline Binch
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers

About Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 100 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over 1.5 million copies. As well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very well. The first, The Great Big Book of Families, won the inaugural SLA Information Book Award in the under 7s category. Mary loves to write historical fiction and her books for Bloomsbury - The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David - have ...

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