My Country: Great Britain Cath Senker

Franklin Watts Ltd
Paperback / softback 24 pages

ISBN:
9781445127019
Size:
265 x 210 x 2mm
Published:
28th November 2013
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My Country
United Kingdom, Great Britain
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Overview

Meet Jake and find out about his country, Great Britain. He'll introduce you the weather, landscape, the people who live there and much more!

Contents

Great Britain in the world People who live in Great Britain What Great Britain looks like At home with my family What we eat Going to school Having fun Festivals and celebrations Things to see Fast facts about Great Britain Glossary and further information Index

Author

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion.Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher.Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.

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