«This is the first title in a gorgeous new «Sticker Dressing» series exploring the fashion of different historical eras. You can dress 1920s fashion models for various stylish activities, including dancing the Charleston at a jazz club, swimming at the lido, taking afternoon tea at the Ritz, shopping in the boutiques of Paris. Sketches and close-up details, along with contemporary advertisements and artwork provide further information about life in the 1920s and particular elements of fashion, from materials used, to styles, designs, fastenings and embellishments. It comes with over 150 stickers of clothes and accessories.»
Discover the fashion of the 1960s in this groovy sticker book. Children can use over 200 stickers to dress the dolls in miniskirts, duster coats and pop art patterns for hippie summer festivals, shopping trips in Swinging London and a Mod trip to Brighton Pier. Each page includes information on the style or trend in question, with accompanying photographs and sketches. Includes blank stickers for children to colour and use in their own fashion designs.
THERE WERE DOZENS OF US ON THE SHIP, BOYS AND GIRLS. WE WERE OFF TO AUSTRALIA, BUT IT MIGHT AS WELL HAVE BEEN THE MOON.Orphaned in WWII, Arthur is saparated from his sister and sent to the other side of the world. There his extraordinary journey continues as he and his friend Marty survive brutal captivity on a working farm, find a new family with the eccentric Aunty Meg and her animals, and discover their talent for designing yachts.Sixty years later, Arthur’s daughter Allie sets sail single-handed in a yacht designed by her father, determined to find his long-lost sister in England. Can family love stretch across time and the vastness of the oceans? And will the threads of Arthur’s life finally come together?
I was faster than all the kids twice my age. And somehow I could always make a football do whatever I wanted to. It just came easy to me, I don’t know why, but it did. The only thing Billy ever wanted to do was to play for Chelsea. His dream came true when he was picked for the team – but that was 1939, and the Second World War began, and then Billy’s life, like everyone else’s, was changed forever. Billy’s not kid now – he’s eighty today. But he’s got memories, such memories…
Pitch perfect… even this hardened book reviewer kept having to wipe away the tears’Daily Mail’There was something inside the bag, squeaking and squealing in terror. Patrick didn’t trink about it.Her leaped into the canal’.For Best Mate, being rescued is only the start of his adventures. From unwanted burden to favorite companion, and from pet to champion race dog, this remarkable greyhound proves that it’s not just cats who have more than one life. Cats aside, kisnapped, or living rough on the streets, Best Mate can always find a way to survive. But will he ever find a real home?
Colour and animals are used in this book alongside a simple rhyming text and lots of repetition. The question and answer technique takes the reader through a range of animals and colours – a big green frog, a plump purple cat, a cheeky brown monkey, etc. in this book which children will quickly learn by heart.