Let's Play!: Poems About Sports and Games from Around the World (Hardcover)

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By Debjani Chatterjee (Editor), Shirin Adl (Illustrator), Brian D'Arcy (Editor)
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The sports featured are: cricket, football, American football, baseball, basketball, running, relay race, tobogganing, skating, swimming, diving, netball, pole vault, shotput, kung fu, judo, boxing, tennis, table tennis, ÿkite flying, hockey, surfing, riding, horse racing.

The games include: skipping, swinging, circle game, computer game, scrabble, chess, snakes and ladders, clapping game.

The illustrations portray games and sports being played all over the world, by children and adults of many different cultures.

About the Author

Debjani Chatterjee and Brian D'Arcy have contributed to many anthologies of children's poetry; they both have teaching backgrounds and are now full-time writers. D'Arcy won an Edward Lear Centenary Limerick Competition and Chatterjee's Rainbow World: Poems from Many Cultures was an EMMA Best Book of the Year finalist. Debjani has written several collections of traditional tales and she often visits schools and children's libraries as a poet and storyteller. She lives in Sheffield.Shirin Adl was born in Harlow, England, in 1975. She received a first class BA honours in illustration from Loughborough University, and won the Hallmark M&S division Talented Designer Award. She currently lives in Oxford with her husband.Brian D'Arcy is an Anglo-Irish poet who has contributed to many anthologies of children's poetry and has had two collections published. The winner of an Edward Lear Centenary Limerick Competition, he lives in Sheffield, U.K.

Praise For…

‘This book would make a lovely gift and is also an excellent classroom resource.’

  •  ‘There really is poetry for everyone in this collection that is packaged for children but fun for everyone. ..A really lovely book that will delight.’

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847803702
ISBN-10: 1847803709
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: June 10th, 2014
Pages: 56
Language: English

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