Hair

Hair

Paperback Around the World (Frances Lincoln)

By (author) Kate Petty, Photographs by Oxfam

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  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 216mm x 8mm | 222g
  • Publication date: 13 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845075536
  • ISBN 13: 9781845075538
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: Colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 37,258

Product description

We wear our hair in lots of different ways. Sometimes it is to keep cool. Sometimes it's to look nice for a special occasion. This book, perfect to share with a young child, has photographs of different hairstyles from all around the world. Published in association with Oxfam this series aims to draw parallels between children from many different cultures.

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Kate Petty lectured on writing and editing for Middlesex University. She was the commissioning editor for Cornwall's bio-diversity attraction, the Eden Project. She was a well-known and respected writer of non-fiction and educational books, writing for publishers such as Orion, Macmillan and Random House. She was the author of the Around the World series with Oxfam published by Frances Lincoln. Sadly, she died in 2007. Oxfam works in 77 countries and supports nearly 3,000 long-term development projects. Its publishing division helps raise awareness of life and cultures all over the world.

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Speech bubbles on the pages provide an insight into the depicted children's lives and show a range of thoughts and feelings that are instantly recognisable to all, regardless of background -- Jake Hope Achuka