In the Country by Benedict BlathwaytIn the Country by Benedict Blathwayt

In the Country

IllustratorBenedict Blathwayt

Paperback | July 11, 2017

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This new edition of In the Country brings the joys of first words and pictures to young children in a beautiful picture book with a contemporary look and feel. The book gives a close-up view of life on a farm and follows the seasons in a year. There are beatiful illustrations of childrentobogganing in the snow in winter, trees and hedges alive with blossom in the spring, of swimming and fishing in the summer and harvest in autumn. Alongside the pictures are a wide range of words on all these themes relating to the countryside. From apple, squirrel and ladybird, to tractor, drill,snow, logs and farmhouse, the book abounds with delightful scenes and a variety of words from the world of nature to build vocabulary.Illustrated by well-loved picture book artist Benedict Blathwayt, every topic has detailed and intricate pictures and special words and vignettes to pick out the features of each scene. The book now also includes two new fun word hunt activities that help parents and children to explore the booktogether, linking in with the goals of early learning through play as included in the national curriculum. It is the perfect way to share the joys of building first reading skills through a beautiful and colourful picture book.
Benedict Blathwayt spent much of his youth, childhood and early years of married life on Mull. He has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Julie MacRae, Walker Books, Hutchinson, OUP and Rex Fox, among others, and his work has appeared in 14 languages. He won the Smarties Prize in 1988 for Tangle and the Firesticks.
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Title:In the CountryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pagesPublished:July 11, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192759035

ISBN - 13:9780192759030

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