Authors: Richard O’Neill / Illustrated by: Kirsti Beautyman
Sonny devotes his weekend to helping his neighbours and fellow Travellers with a variety of tasks. He uses many skills, from calculating the amount of fuel needed for a journey, to restoring a caravan. In fact, the only thing he doesn’t do over the weekend is his homework – his workbook is missing! What will his teacher say? This new picture book by Richard O’Neill champions the idea that many skills learned at home are as important as those learned at school.
Shortlisted for the Teach Early Years Awards 2020 (Picture Books Category)!
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- Paperback: 32 pages
- Age Range: 4 – 9 years
- Publisher: Child’s Play (International) Ltd; UK ed. edition (13 Jul. 2019)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 178628345X
- ISBN-13: 978-1786283450
Truly lovely and heartwarming book highlighting a rich and diverse culture and celebrating the relationship between academic and non-academic learning. A must for every school library.
I loved giving this to my niece who lives in a truck, so many books portray homes as houses and it is so nice to read and see a truck as a beautiful, loving, safe home space too. Regardless of this the book itself is a lovely message about learning in the world around us x
About the Authors
Richard O Neill was born and brought up in a large traditional Romani family in the North of England. He is an award-winning storyteller and writer who tells his original stories in schools, museums, libraries and theatres throughout the UK. A sixth generation storyteller, he grew up in a vigorous oral storytelling tradition, learning his skills from some of the best Traveling storytellers in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Richard is the author of eleven children s books, and his stories and plays have been broadcast on BBC Radio. His digital stories have been enjoyed throughout the world, and in 2013, he was the recipient of the National Literacy Hero award.