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Katie In London

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The Lion is wonderfully large and golden and has a fabulous flowing mane, and all of the sights are instantly recognisable and very detailed. This is a delightful story of Katie and her younger brother Jack visiting London with their Grandmother. In a PE lesson you could link it to the fire of London and do lots of movements that could represent a fire spreading. James Mayhew knows just how to capture the imagination and he depicts all the famous sights, beautifully drawn. This uses the same similar concept in most of James Mayhews books when Katie whilst with her grandma and brother visit a museum, Scotland etc.

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 the city including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and the London Eye. Not everyone will be acquainted with London and its famous sighs, children new to London will enjoy it, children who have visited these sights will enjoy revisiting them through this story, and a class teacher could use it as an introduction to a visit into central London. He has also created designs and illustrations for the Kirov Mariinsky Opera of St Petersburg and in 1994 won the New York Times award for one of the ten best illustrated books on the year (The Boy and The Cloth of Dreams).For more details, please consult the latest information provided by Royal Mail's International Incident Bulletin. Katie and her brother go out with their Grandma one day, she asks them to sit down by the Lion on Trafalgar Square and wait for her and so the fun begins! When Katie and her cousin Jack visit London with Grandma, they don’t think there’s much to see and do. While their Grandmother is asleep they experience a wonderful adventure when a stone lion comes to life and gives them an insiders guide to London. We are experiencing delays with deliveries to many countries, but in most cases local services have now resumed.

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It depicts all the famous London sights such as Trafalgar Square, St Paul's' Cathedral,The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament. Did you know that the Tower of London used to be a zoo, or about the now defunct London railway that transported over 200,000 people to their final resting place? It can be used in so many ways in English including adjectives, speech and diary writing for example, and also as a cross-curricular resource in Geography (capital cities and landmarks) and Drama (freeze frames for example). 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.

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 . We use Google Analytics to see what pages are most visited, and where in the world visitors are visiting from. Together Katie and her brother Jack travel with one of the famous Trafalgar lions and take us on a journey to all these places. Not only is it informative about the features of the incredible city, but the illustrations allow the reader to create vivid images in their head. Love this great story adventure book as Katie and one of the Trafalgar Square lions see all the best sights of London from the Tower of London to Buckingham Palace.My daughter enjoyed spotting the Queen waving from her window, and as we have visited London several times it was interesting to see some of the places we have been to in a story book. Take a journey through London's rich past with these 10 fully guided walking routes and discover a whole world of incredible history hiding about your eye-line, just waiting to be spotted. The illustrations aren't that thrilling and I'm not crazy about the stupid lion coming to life, but the whirlwind tour is nice. When Katie and her cousin Jack visit London with Grandma, they don't think there's much to see and do. At Trafalgar Square they meet a talking stone lion, and he takes them on a wonderful tour of the city.

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