Children & Young Adult Books:

Sing Me a Story!

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Sing Me a Story!

Song and Dance Tales from the Caribbean

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Sing Me a Story! by Grace Hallworth
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

In the Caribbean, stories are not just for telling and listening: they are for singing and dancing. So here, courtesy of the Caribbean, are five mischievous stories to get the children up and on their feet. The traditional tales are woven around human characters, talking animals and mythical creatures. Grace Hallworth's energetic retellings are accompanied by one-line music, dance rhythm choreography by a well-known dance teacher and by John Clementson's brilliantly colourful collage, together with a glossary and a note from the author.

Author Biography

GRACE HALLWORTH was born and brought up in Trinidad, where she trained as a librarian. In 1956 she moved to England and introduced storytelling in Hertfordshire as part of children's library education. In 1984 she became a full-time storyteller, and moved back to Tobago. She appears at many international festivals, on radio and on television, as well as serving on a number of children's literature award panels. Her many books include Anansi's Secret (Granada TV), Cric Crac (Heinemann), Anansi at the Pool (Longman) and Down by the River, illustrated by Caroline Binch, which was a runner-up for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1996. JOHN CLEMENTSON studied at Carlisle College of Art and Wolverhampton Polytechnic before starting his career as a painter. He has received commissions from companies as diverse as Sony, British Airways, Decca, Coca-Cola, London Transport and Citroen. His books include Michael Rosen's How the Animals Got their Colours, The First Giraffe and Crow and Hawk, and four board books: Happy Moose, Grumpy Goose; Spots on my Shoes; Red Strawberry; and The Sun Rises, the Star Shines (all published by Studio Editions). His first title for Frances Lincoln was Anansi and Boastful Bullfrog.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2003
Contributor
Illustrated by John Clementson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Pages
48
ISBN-13
9780711218512
Product ID
1667466

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 162 Banana Points