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Walker Books, Jul 5, 2004 - Neighborhood - 32 pages
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A wordless picture book that observes the changes in a neighborhood from before a girl is born until she is an adult, as it first decays and then is renewed by the efforts of the residents.

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Review: Belonging

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

My 5 year old and I found this in the reading corner at the Melbourne Museum children's area. I had to buy a copy to share with friends and to enjoy as my kids grow up. A beautiful journey through a ... Read full review

Review: Belonging

User Review  - Matt Griffiths - Goodreads

Lovely book which enables pupils to discuss themes about regeneration. Excellent especially for pupils in KS2. beautifully illustrated, presents an excellent opportunity to plan a mid term around the theme of urbanizatiion. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Jeannie Baker was born in England and moved to Australia. She studied art and design in England. Her illustrations have appeared in various publications including Nova, The London Times, and The Sunday Times. She is the author of Home in the Sky, an ALA Notable Book, and of several picture books published in England, including One Hungry Spider and Millicent. Since 1972, Ms. Baker has worked on "collage constructions," many of which are designed to illustrate picture books but stand individually as works of art. They have been displayed in galleries in Australia and England as well as by Forum Gallery in New York City.

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