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Look Where We Live

A First Book of Community Building

By Scot Ritchie

  • Hardback
  • £11.99

Set off on a community adventure and join in the fun to help support a local library!

Come along and join in as five friends (and Max the dog and Ollie the cat) find adventure close to home.
Their community is having a street fair to raise money for their local library. Follow the five children as they check out all the different activities that are going on in their neighbourhood to raise money. Along the way they learn about the businesses and public spaces that make up their community, and meet their many neighbours who make it a safe and interesting place to live

This fun book introduces readers aged 7+ to what makes a community a community! Let the award-winning illustrator, Scot Ritchie take you on a local adventure.

Biographical Notes

Scot is an award winning illustrator/author who has been drawing since the dawn of time. He has illustrated over 50 books, some of which he also wrote.

Scot has worked with the National Film Board of Canada and has had his illustrations exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada. He lives in Vancouver, but enjoys traveling and has been able to pack up his laptop and work from London, Berlin and Hawaii.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445153728
  • Publication date: 23 Mar 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
A great way to introduce young children to their concept of neighbourhood, and to see the multitude of activities which go on. — Parents in Touch
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