My Village

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My Village

Rhymes from Around the World

By Danielle Wright (Editor); Mique Moriuchi (Illustrator); Michael Rosen (Introduction by)

Frances Lincoln Ltd, Hardcover, 9781847800862, 53pp.

Publication Date: July 29, 2010


"My village that I loveMy village, my sweet homeWhere my father, mother and family liveIt's not easy to forget itIt's so hard to be awayMy peaceful, friendly villageI miss it every day"A collection of nursery verses for young children (and the young at heart). From Iran to Iceland, Samoa to Switzerland, readers can delight in quirky, touching and funny verses from 22 different countries, brought to life by the artwork from exciting young illustrator, Mique Moriuchi, who captures each verse with a uniquely beautiful and child's-eye focus.

About the Author
Danielle Wright First began collecting nursery rhymes for her young son in 2005. In 2008 she created the award-winning multilingual book "My Village: Rhymes from Around the World". Danielle has taught English to children in Japan and currently runs an at-home writing, public relations and editing business. She lives in New Zealand with her husband, two children and two cats.

Helen Acraman is a New Zealand artist living in Toronto, Canada. Her whimsical graphic works reflect a passion for environmental issues, natural living and the childlike quality that lives in everyone.

Mique Moriuchi spent much of her childhood in Japan and currently lives in Cornwall, England. This is the first picture book she has illustrated.

Michael Rosen is the best-selling and popular author of "We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Michael Rosen's Sad Book, Tiny Little Fly, Bananas in My Ears," and many other books and poetry collections for children.