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Alphabetical Sydney - Hilary Bell

Hardcover

Published: 1st October 2013
For Ages: 3+ years old
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This is our Sydney, the brightest and best of it, North to the south to the east and the west of it. Bats and cicadas, lawn bowls and the zoo, This is our town. Let us share it with you.

About the Author

Hilary Bell (born 1966) is an Australian writer of stage, fiction, radio, screen, and theatre. Bell is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art, the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, and the Juilliard Playwrights' Studio. She writes in many different areas including stage, fiction, radio, screen, and theatre. In 1996 she joint won the 1996 Aurealis Award for best young-adult novel with her novel, Mirror, Mirror which is an adaption of the 1995 television show which Bell was a writer for. She has also won awards for her work as a playwright; the Philip Parsons Young Playwrights Award, the Jill Blewitt Playwrights' Award, the Bug'n'Bub Award, the Eric Kocher Playwrights' Award, the 2007 Inscription Award, and an AWGIE award.

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Alphabetical Sydney
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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  • Deserves multiple readings (5)
  • Easy to read (5)
  • Well written (4)

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5.0

Such fun!

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from Sydney

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Pros

  • Amusing Illustrations
  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Laugh Out Loud Poetry
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Learn Alphabet Laugh
    • Travel Reading
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Alphabetical Sydney:

    Sent to a relative in England who loves Sydney and Australia. She was delighted!

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    5.0

    Perfect gift for my Sydney friend

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    from sydney, australia

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Older Readers
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      Comments about Alphabetical Sydney:

      The perfect gift for my inner city Sydney friend. the illustrations and prose are just brilliant!

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      5.0

      Beautiful

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      from Sydney

      About Me Everyday Reader

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      Pros

      • Beautifully Illustrated
      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Well Written

      Cons

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        • Gift
        • Sydney Nostalgia
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Alphabetical Sydney:

        I got this book for my daughter's first Christmas. It is a beautifully illustrated look at Sydney in all it's glory (both funny and touching). It marks a time and place and I hope she will look back at it as an adult with a nostalgic view.

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        4.0

        For all ages

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        from NSW

        About Me Bookworm

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Know Hour Sydney

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • memories
          • Younger Readers

          Comments about Alphabetical Sydney:

          For young children and their parents who live or have lived in Sydsney.

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          5.0

          Wonderful

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          from Berridale

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Read
          • Engaging characters
          • Informative
          • Well Written

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Younger Readers

            Comments about Alphabetical Sydney:

            Gift for grandchildren with Sydney loving parents.
            Great illustrations.

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            ISBN: 9781742233703
            ISBN-10: 1742233708
            Audience: Children
            For Ages: 3+ years old
            Format: Hardcover
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 56
            Published: 1st October 2013
            Publisher: UNSW Press
            Country of Publication: AU
            Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 26.2  x 1.3
            Weight (kg): 0.38