Z for Zoot Suit

by Ffranses Ingram

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/9/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9781982290153
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 38
ISBN : 9781982290160

About the Book

Z for Zoot Suit is an alphabet book of world clothing designed for the early child, showing the various types of garments from different cultures. As well as being an educational and enjoyable book, it is culturally diverse and inclusive. This is an ideal book for the parent and early child as well as for storytelling in libraries, classrooms and child care centres where social and multicultural issues are safely and enjoyably explored.

About the Author

Ffranses ingram is a renowned and award winning Welsh storyteller having worked for 17 years with the New South Wales’ Education Department’s Performing Arts’ unit. This involved the designing and delivering of oral literacy programmes and workshops in world tales to schools and early childhood centres, showing the myriad ways in which stories are told, e.g. string games, origami, sand stories. The Education Department Highly Recommended her work and it was subsequently showcased for teachers, librarians and early childhood educators. Her own stories have been published in the New South Wales’ Education Department’s School Magazines, and screened on national television, as well as published in American children’s magazines. Along with her writing, Ffranses is an illustrator with a Visual Arts Degree, a Diploma in Education, and a Diploma in Graphic Design and Illustration. Passionate about the image that represents the story her first illustrated book, ‘The Man in the Panama Hat and the Windy, Windy Day’ by Joachim Gevert, was made a notable picture book in the 2018 Children’s Book Council of Australia awards. When not illustrating textiles, Ffranses makes proddy rugs of her animals from her studio in Sydney, Australia.