An English Year: Twelve Months in the Life of England’s Kids

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Amelia, Tandi and George — English children representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies our beautiful country. They will take you through a year in the life of English kids, from celebrations to traditions to events, to our everyday way of life and the little things that make childhood so memorable. They are our English childhood.

An English Year is a picture book bursting with national pride. It is a snapshot of who we are as a nation, blending our modern-day culture and lifestyle with past traditions and strong heritage. Its pages feature meandering text, dates and gorgeous illustrations showcasing our five English children at play, at school, at home, and enjoying the sights and sites of England — from the northern moors and breathtaking Lake District, to our pebbly seasides, bustling cities and historical country towns.

Download the Teacher’s Notes Here

SPECIFICATIONS: Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm / 9½ x 10 Inches | Colour | 32 Pages |

Tania McCartney is an award-winning author, illustrator and experienced book and magazine editor, who has been writing professionally for almost 30 years. She is the founder of Kids’ Book Review, the number one kidlit site on the web, and the hugely successful 52-Week Illustration Challenge. A juvenile literacy advocate, Tania is an ambassador for the Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge and other literacy initiatives. Her books include the bestselling An Aussie YearAustralia Illustrated and Smile Cry, which was a Notable Book in the CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2017. Tania has lived in Paris, London and Beijing, and currently lives in Canberra with her family and a rather large mountain of books.

Tina Snerling is an illustrator, graphic designer, creator and mother. As well as illustrating the award-winning Kids’ Year series and other picture books, Tina is the Art Director for a children’s toy and game company.

Parents in Touch
“it’s a lovely book and will be great for classroom use, and act as a good springboard for further activities.”


Story Snug
“For British or Scottish children who don’t live in the UK or Scotland these books are a great introduction to parts of their heritage that they are unfamiliar with. An English Year has introduced our daughter to unfamiliar experiences, foods and traditions and has stimulated lots of discussion about my own childhood memories”


The School Librarian
Much thought and imagination have gone into the creation of this fine annotated picture book and it shows . . . the pages are well designed and while they are full of colour and life they do not look cluttered . . Great care has been taken to present things throughout the book that children will like, understand and recognise”


Trevor Cairney Blogspot
“The places and traditions might be different…but there are many parallels as well”


Little Angel
“Learn all about what a day in the life of kids all over the world is like in this amazing series.”


Kids Book Review
“This book along with its companion titles, is a valuable resource for those wanting to explore other cultures, their traditions and customs and how enriched countries have become due to the many multicultural influences. It’s a must for libraries and schools, tourist and travel shops.”

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