The Book of Summer

The Book of Summer : How to Stretch Out Those Halcyon Days

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The summer stretches ahead of you and you want to make the most of it but don't know where to begin. The Book of Summer comes to the rescue with pleasurable and entertaining suggestions for those halcyon days. From the cool breezes of the beginning of the season, through its heady midsummer days and up to the final lazy moments of warmth before autumn, there are ideas aplenty, including: - how to whip up dishes to eat al fresco for the first picnic of the year - how to catch glow worms - suggestions for midnight walks - tips for organizing a street party - when to make a splash in the cool water, whether lounging at the lido or night swimming under the stars - how to capitalize on the good weather by growing your own summer food As well as practical tips there are evocative quotes and facts about summer scattered throughout the book, with attractive black and white line illustrations.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 224 pages
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Digital
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753547570
  • 9780753547571

About Josie Curran

Josie Curran is the author of Organised Fun, Organised Fun for Kids and Organised Fun for Grown-ups. She works for the children's charity Kids Company and lives on a houseboat on an island in the Thames with her partner Barney, their son Herbie and Otter the dog. They regularly entertain friends and family with riverside games, picnics and barbecues.show more

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The summer stretches ahead of you and you want to make the most of it but don't know where to begin.The Book of Summer comes to the rescue with pleasurable and entertaining suggestions for those halcyon days. From the cool breezes of the beginning of the season, through its heady midsummer days and up to the lazy final moments of warmth before autumn, there are ideas aplenty, including: -How to whip up dishes to eat al fresco for the first picnic of the year -How to catch glow worms -Suggestions for midnight walks -When to make a splash in the cool water, whether lounging at the lido or night swimming under the stars Casting a ray of sunshine from its pages, with enchanting illustrations and quotes throughout, The Book of Summer will provide you with ideas for endless days of enjoyment.show more

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