Everyone knows Humpy Grumpy - he's a celebrity in Dubai and far beyond After his cameo appearance in A is for Arabia and his adventures with his friends in One Humpy Grumpy Camel, Humpy now has a book for him all to himself! Told in Julia Johnson's engaging rhyme and illustreated with Emily Styles' distinctive water colours, Humpy braves the desert and shows his courage in a crisis. This book of illustrated verse is suitable as a reading book for children aged 5-7, and is an ideal picture book for younger children.
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)|
About the Author
Julia Johnson is a drama teacher turned children's author, storyteller and performer who first went to Dubai in 1975. She has appeared on stage, TV and radio in the UK and Dubai, has toured Theatre-In-Education productions to schools and recorded over 100 audio books. Julia's stories frequently focus on the history and culture of the Arabian Peninsular. She has written over a dozen stories for children including The Camel That Got Away. The Turtle Secret won Best International Children's Book Award at Sharjah International Book Fair 2014. She has toured schools and colleges across the Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia with talks and workshops. Commissions have included a story for Qatar's National Day 2009, an interactive student pack for the Kremlin exhibition gor the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) and a series of five short stories for Kraft (Middle East).
Emily Styles was born in Dubai and thoroughly enjoyed growing up there, she now lives in Hertfordshire with her family. Being creative is a passion and Emily retreats to her old cow shed to "work" whenever possible!