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A Parcel of Pigs And Other Funny 'Tails' for Children by Andrea Prior
  

A Parcel of Pigs And Other Funny 'Tails' for Children

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Intelligent, funny and engaging rhymes along with bright and bold illustrations bring these poems for younger children alive.

Andréa Prior says of her writing ‘I love the musicality of rhyme and my ideas come from anywhere and everywhere; people I love, people I don’t, friends I talk to, stories they tell, countries I visit, things I see, things I do, phrases I hear, dreams I dream.’

A Parcel of Pigs is perfect for reading out loud, the poems are written for those parents and children who love reading together. All of them also have helpful points you can use to discuss the poem in more detail. Why not discover more today by reading an opening extract of her book?

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A Parcel of Pigs And Other Funny 'Tails' for Children by Andrea Prior

Andrea Prior's illustrated children's book A Parcel of Pigs is a collection of quirky and appealing children's rhymes with colourful illustrations by the author. Great to read aloud, the rhymes are written to provide an interactive and memorable reading experience between parent and child, as well as being a fun and engaging way to help children with their reading skills. Aimed at 5 - 8 year olds, the rhymes are intertwined with humour and are full of word patterns and wordplay; a perfect way to help children with their linguistic development, pronunciation skills, spelling and memory recall. There is also a selection of engaging questions at the end of each rhyme, so that children can test their memory of what they have seen in the illustration, listened to, or read. Each poem has a different character that children can easily engage with - they will meet the scariest mother they have ever seen, find out why Barnaby was so very bothered, how the red-skinned onion is so very tasty, how Humphrey the Hippo got so very lost, and how the naughty mouse outwitted the smart ginger cat. Beautifully illustrated, A Parcel of Pigs will appeal to parents and children who love reading together and enjoy interactive books with funny animal and people characters. This book is original, appealing and a fun and engaging way to help children to learn!

About the Author

Andrea Prior

Andréa Prior is an artist and writer who gained her degree in illustration from Leeds University. She spent her formative career years working as an illustrator and Artists Agent in children’s publishing, before pursuing a rewarding career as managing director of a London branding consultancy. Andréa is also an accomplished classical pianist.

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Publication date

29th December 2016

Author

Andrea Prior

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Publisher

Troubador Publishing

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Categories

Kids' Books
Independent Authors

Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781785898907

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