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Number of Pages: 53
Vendor: Frances Lincoln Children's books
Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)
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, Â kite 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.
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.
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.
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.