A warm and charming tale of diversity, language, and the shared cultures that make-up modern life.
Shona has always loved words. She even has her very own strange word thesaurus! When her and her classmates learn that some languages are dying out, Miss Bates tasks them with becoming top-class word detectives, proving to themselves and their families that there are many beautiful languages still thriving, even within their own classroom.
John Agard is a prolific playwright, poet and author for children. In 2012 he was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry and has won a raft of other awards including the Paul Hamlyn Award for Poetry in 1997 and the Cholmondeley Award in 2004.
Children’s & educational
Paperback - B format
Children's, Teenage & educational