Book reviews: Around the world
26 May 2009Add to My Folder
A selection of books suitable for ages seven to 11 set in countries around the world…
Richard Monte studied history at London University and worked as a newspaper journalist before taking up bookselling and freelance writing. While travelling around Poland with his family, he gathered inspiration for his second book for children, The Dragon of Krakow and other Polish Stories (Frances Lincoln, £4.99 PB). Richard lives in St Albans with his Polish wife and two children.
’’To be happy on earth, one must copy the heavens. I propose to build a palace with seven pavilions protected by the seven heavenly planets…’‘
The Seven Wise Princesses by Wafá Tarnowska (Barefoot, £14.99 HB)