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Ian Andrews , Penelope Lively

In Search of a Homeland

YEAR: 2001

COUNTRY: United Kingdom

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Title of the work

In Search of a Homeland

Country of the First Edition

Country/countries of popularity

United Kingdom

Original Language

English

First Edition Date

2001

First Edition Details

Penelope Lively, In Search of a Homeland. London: Frances Lincoln, 2001, 120 pp.

ISBN

978-1845076856

Genre

Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Instructional and educational work
Myths
Picture books

Target Audience

Children (Appropriate for all ages)

Cover

Courtesy of Quarto Publishing Group, publisher.


Author of the Entry:

Allison Rosenblum, Bar Ilan University, allie.rose89@gmail.com

Peer-reviewer of the Entry:

Elżbieta Olechowska, University of Warsaw, elzbieta.olechowska@gmail.com

Lisa Maurice, Bar Ilan University, lisa.maurice@biu.ac.il

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Ian Andrews , b. 1962
(Illustrator)

Ina was born in Kent, England, he studied at the Croydon College of Art; Camberwell and at the Royal College of Art. He is a freelance animator.


Source:

Profile at biography.jrank.org (accessed: July 4, 2018).


Bio prepared by Allison Rosenblum, Bar Ilan University, allie.rose89@gmail.com


Photo courtesy of Penelope and her agents from David Higham Associates.

Penelope Lively , b. 1933
(Author)

Penelope was born and raised in Egypt and came to England in 1945. She has written more than twenty fiction, non-fiction, and contemporary fantasy books for children and adults. She won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books in 1973 and the Booker Prize in 1987.


Sources: 

Official website (accessed: June 27, 2018).

Personal column (accessed: June 27, 2018).


Bio prepared by Allison Rosenblum, Bar Ilan University, allie.rose89@gmail.com


Summary

This is a retelling of the post-homeric story of the Aeneid and of the origins of Rome.

Analysis

In Search of a Homeland is a retelling of the Aeneid, suitable for all ages. It relays the entire story of the Aeneid with bright illustrations that grab the reader’s attention. It starts from the moment the Trojans bring the horse into their city and ends with the formation of Rome.


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Title of the work

In Search of a Homeland

Country of the First Edition

Country/countries of popularity

United Kingdom

Original Language

English

First Edition Date

2001

First Edition Details

Penelope Lively, In Search of a Homeland. London: Frances Lincoln, 2001, 120 pp.

ISBN

978-1845076856

Genre

Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Instructional and educational work
Myths
Picture books

Target Audience

Children (Appropriate for all ages)

Cover

Courtesy of Quarto Publishing Group, publisher.


Author of the Entry:

Allison Rosenblum, Bar Ilan University, allie.rose89@gmail.com

Peer-reviewer of the Entry:

Elżbieta Olechowska, University of Warsaw, elzbieta.olechowska@gmail.com

Lisa Maurice, Bar Ilan University, lisa.maurice@biu.ac.il

Male portrait

Ian Andrews (Illustrator)

Ina was born in Kent, England, he studied at the Croydon College of Art; Camberwell and at the Royal College of Art. He is a freelance animator.


Source:

Profile at biography.jrank.org (accessed: July 4, 2018).


Bio prepared by Allison Rosenblum, Bar Ilan University, allie.rose89@gmail.com


Photo courtesy of Penelope and her agents from David Higham Associates.

Penelope Lively (Author)

Penelope was born and raised in Egypt and came to England in 1945. She has written more than twenty fiction, non-fiction, and contemporary fantasy books for children and adults. She won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books in 1973 and the Booker Prize in 1987.


Sources: 

Official website (accessed: June 27, 2018).

Personal column (accessed: June 27, 2018).


Bio prepared by Allison Rosenblum, Bar Ilan University, allie.rose89@gmail.com


Summary

This is a retelling of the post-homeric story of the Aeneid and of the origins of Rome.

Analysis

In Search of a Homeland is a retelling of the Aeneid, suitable for all ages. It relays the entire story of the Aeneid with bright illustrations that grab the reader’s attention. It starts from the moment the Trojans bring the horse into their city and ends with the formation of Rome.


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