Author(s): James Dunn
Find out what makes London one of the world's most exciting cities in this unusual alphabet picture book. A is for Art, B is for Brick Lane, C is for Changing of the Guard...this delightful new alphabet of words and pictures looks at some of the things that give London its unique and stylish cultural identity, with a glossary at the end. Art . Brick Lane . Changing of the Guard . Dick Whittington . Elephant and Castle . Fashion . Gherkin . Heath . Isle of Dogs . Jewels . Kings Cross . Lions . Museum . Number 10 . Observatory . Portobello Road . Queue . River . St Paul's . Taxi . Underground . Villain . Wimbledon. eXiles . Yard . Zebra
This unusual alphabet picture book really caught my eye. Celebrating London's unique, diverse culture with entries like "B for Brick Lane", it's got a contemporary feel and lots of gift book potential. Bookseller Vibrant celebration of England's capital city. Bookseller
JAMES DUNN's family comes from Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales. He grew up in the Scottish Highlands and lives in North London, where he works in publishing. When it comes to sport he is not one of those who supports Scotland and whoever's playing against England. His other title for Frances Lincoln is ABC UK. KATE SLATER grew up on a farm in Staffordshire. She went to Thomas Alleyne's High School in Uttoxeter and studied Illustration at Kingston University. Her first children's book, Magpie's Treasure (Andersen Press), which she wrote and illustrated, has been shortlisted for the 2011 Cambridgeshire Children's Book Award. She is currently illustrating The King and His Wish for Oxford University Press.