Backyard Circus
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Backyard Circus

by Jill Bryant, Stephen MacEachern
     
 

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A complete child's guide to staging their own circus with friends (or stuffed animals). Colorfully illustrated and with cheerful instructions and ideas as well as circus-lore sidebars and bad jokes, this is an imagination inspiring book.
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Overview

A complete child's guide to staging their own circus with friends (or stuffed animals). Colorfully illustrated and with cheerful instructions and ideas as well as circus-lore sidebars and bad jokes, this is an imagination inspiring book.

Editorial Reviews

CM Magazine
Readable, enjoyable, practical and informative, Backyard Circus is an excellent classroom resource and reading book... Highly Recommended.
— Barb Taylor
Quill and Quire
A dynamic guide to creating a circus in your backyard... humorous prose... bursting with good ideas.
— Philippa Sheppard
Eastword (Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia)
Cheerful instructions and dynamic illustrations take young readers through everything step by step.
CM Magazine - Barb Taylor
Readable, enjoyable, practical and informative, Backyard Circus is an excellent classroom resource and reading book... Highly Recommended.
Quill and Quire - Philippa Sheppard
A dynamic guide to creating a circus in your backyard. In humorous prose, she teaches kids to clown, juggle, tumble, mime, and stage-manage... The book is bursting with good ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554510115
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
09/12/2006
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Jill Bryant is the award-winning author of several books for children, including Making Shadow Puppets and Amazing Women Athletes. She learned to unicycle while putting on her own backyard circus when she was nine.

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