Katie In London

Katie In London

4.16 (202 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Come on a magical tour with Katie and discover London's most famous sights!

When Katie and her brother Jack visit London with Grandma, something very unexpected happens . . . One of the Trafalgar Square lions comes to life and takes them on a wonderful tour of all the best sights! Including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and the London Eye.

'London comes to life in this magical adventure' - Independent

Featuring many of London's key landmarks, this storybook has become a bestselling introduction to London, and is perfect for children visiting the city for the first time.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 250 x 277 x 4mm | 180g
  • ORCHARD BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly Illustrations (colour)
  • 1408331934
  • 9781408331934
  • 27,858

Review quote

So much to see on each page spread that children will be enthralled and wrapped up in this book for many readings and re-readings ... Brilliant stuff * ReaditDaddy * London comes to life in this magical adventure * THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * Mayhew's illustrations are stunning, with amazing detail ... there is so much to see and spot on each double spread ... a wonderful introduction to the city of London ... a lovely read indeed * Library Mice * Lovely * Daily Mail * Mingles fantasy with information most successfully ... pushing at the boundaries between the real world and the world of the imagination ... Colourful and extremely detailed illustrations add greatly to the appeal of the book * Books For Keeps *
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About James Mayhew

James Mayhew studied at Maidstone College of Art and his first children's book, Katie's Picture Show was published in 1989. It's been firmly in print ever since, recognised universally as the original and best introduction to art for children. Many more titles have followed, and the series sells in museums and galleries all over the world, from the Met in New York, to the Uffizi in Florence, the Louvre in Paris and beyond. He is also the creator of the much-loved Ella Bella Ballerina series, and many other titles. Alongside his work in publishing, James has devised and performed in a hugely successful series of concerts for children, combining live classical music, storytelling and live art. From Peter and the Wolf, to Scheherazade, James has worked internationally with many different orchestras and musicians, creating illustrations in time to music. James grew up in Suffolk but now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and small son.

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Rating details

202 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 42% (85)
4 37% (74)
3 18% (36)
2 2% (5)
1 1% (2)
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