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Katie In London

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I know most of the landmarks Katie visits, and the older granddaughter brought it home from her own visit. I'd like to think that if I had visited London as a child, I would have read this book beforehand to get myself hyped up! You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

as long as you have a ready excuse for why the Trafalgar Square Lion isn't waking up to fly you around the city any time soon!He has made regular appearances at the National Galleries in Edinburgh and London and visits many schools, and arts and literary festivals. This would be a lovely way to introduce any child to London, perhaps as a way to calm nerves before a first trip or as a way to reminisce after visiting. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Tonight we reread it (my 9 year old and I) as we are about to spend 5 days in London seeing as many of the sights in the book as possible!

For art you could use this book to get the children to make a poster all about the sights of London - including pictures and words. Visiting the incredible and famous landmarks that London has to offer are beautiful illustrated in this story. It talked about a child visiting London’s landmarks and was a good summary portrayed in a captivating way for kids. They show a city full of life and movement – people and vehicles on the city streets, Tower Bridge swinging open for the river traffic and the London Eye turning as Katie, Jack and the lion rise high above London.Many of his books have a cultural agenda and James is passionate about introducing children to art, music, opera, ballet and traditional tales. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc. When Katie and her brother Jack visit London with Grandma, they don't think there's much to see and do. It has some further information at the back of the book for those who want to know more about some of the places and, of course, if you're planning a trip to London to take part in any of the celebrations this would be a nice way to show a child what there is to see.

Many more titles have followed, and the series sells in museums and galleries all over the world, from the Met in New York, to the Uffizi in Florence, the Louvre in Paris and beyond. Biography: James Mayhew studied at Maidstone College of Art and his first children's book, Katie's Picture Show was published in 1989.Ella Bella Ballerina and The Sleeping Beauty' was James' first title featuring the adorable Ella Bella, and has been illustrated using a new delightfully retro art style. My daughter enjoyed spotting the Queen waving from her window, and as we have visited London several times it was interesting to see some of the places we have been to in a story book. As a storyteller he has devised and performed a series of sell-out concerts for children with the de Havilland Philharmonic Orchestra, and has participated in prom performances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The adventure of exploring London with the Trafalgar Square Lion is so exciting for any child whilst your granny is sleeping.

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