This entertaining book is all about the work people do in different sorts of jobs. Set on an imaginary island called Banilla, it introduces a crowd of interesting people and shows some of the events that happen in their daily lives. There is Mayor Naze, the mayor of Banilla; Ivor Hose, the fire chief and Penny Sillin, the doctor, as well as Manuel Laber, the builder; Honor Toze, the ballet dancer; Phillipa Pale, the dairywoman and lots of others. Stephen Cartwright's charming and humorous pictures will capitave children's imagination and encourage them to delve into the book again and again. Compiled with the help of experts, "Things People Do" is written in clear and simple language. It is packed with detailed illustrations and information which will delight and fascinate children of all ages. It may also give them some ideas about what they want to do when they grow up. Hardcover. Pages: 40
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Grade 2-5 A description of the work people do in different sorts of jobs. Set on the imaginary island of Banilla, the book introduces a host of cheery, busy people, including Manuel Laber, the builder; Penny Sillin, the doctor; Les Chatter, a teacher; Honor Toze, a ballet dancer; and Mayor Naze and shows them as they go about their daily lives. Children, as well as their adult friends, will delight in repeating these inhabitants' names over and over again, as they are all entertaining puns and tongue twisters. Packed with useful information, the book is written clearly and simply and will give children an idea of the diversity of jobs. The layout and the humorous and detailed illustrations in this large-format book are reminiscent of those in Richard Scarry's books. Interesting and imaginative, this is just the right title to add to career book collections. Pamela K. Bomboy, Chesterfield County Public Schools, Va.
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Descripción Usborne Pub Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110860208648
Descripción Usborne Pub Ltd. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0860208648 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.0452191
Descripción Usborne Pub Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0860208648