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Opal Dunn

  • 4 stars across 12 books
    Opal Dunn is widely known as a specialist in books on early first and second language development. She has been a consultant to the Council of Europe on children's bilingual education and acts as consultant to the British Council's LearnEnglish Parents programme. She has been short-listed for the Eleanor Farjeon award for services to children's literature and in 2008 received the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun for over 30 years work with bilingual Japanese children. Opal's books for Frances Lincoln are Acker Backa Boo, El Gato Leo Goes to School, El Gato Leo Comes to Play, Leo le Chat Goes to School, Leo le Chat Comes to Play, Hippety-hop, Hippety-hay, Un Deux Trois and Number Rhymes to Say and Play. She lives in South London.

    PATRICE AGGS was born in Michigan and moved to London in 1974 to study Fine Art at the City and Guilds Art School. Patrice has illustrated over 20 books, five of them for Frances Lincoln, including Un, Deux, Trois by Opal Dunn and Uno, Dos, Tres by Yanitzia Canetti.

    8th August 2009

    Number Rhymes: Tens and Teens

    This entertaining collection of rhymes explores counting backwards, counting in twos, and counting numbers beyond 10. ... More

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    1st February 2001

    Hippety-hop, Hippety-hay

    An enjoyable selection of interactive rhymes, graded for use according to age, from young babies to three year-olds. Opa... More

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    1st November 2005

    Number Rhymes to Say and Play

    This book of twenty lively number rhymes and rhyme games will help pre-school children to develop and extend numeracy sk... More

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    1st May 2006

    Un Deux Trois (Dual Language French/English)

    Simple songs and rhymes are an excellent way to familiarize young children with another language. Un Deux Trois a co... More

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    1st August 2006

    El Gato Leo Goes to School (Dual Language Spanish/English)

    Part of a series of fun and interactive books that introduce Spanish to very young children. This second edition contain... More

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    26th May 2006

    Acker Backa Boo: Games to Say and Play from Around the World

    This fascinating collection of rhymes and games from all over the world helps children develop socially and emotionally ... More

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    1st August 2006

    Leo Le Chat Goes to School (Dual Language French/English)

    Here is the second in a series of fun and interactive books that introduce French to very young children. The book has l... More

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    1st January 1998

    Little Boat

    Press out the big, colorful vehicle from the front cover and track its journey as it travels through the story. At the e... More

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    1st January 1998

    Little Car

    Board book, with press-out car attached to front cover with ribbon.... More

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    1st January 1998

    Little Train

    Press out the big, colorful vehicle from the front cover and track its journey as it travels through the story. At the e... More

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    • Number Rhymes: Tens and Teens

      Number Rhymes: Tens and Teens

      Some nice rhymes in the book, some we knew and some we didn't. Lots of nice illustrations and a great way to learn higher numbers. My 2 year old is en...

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