Mrs. Beverley Manley receiving books for children at Jamaica House

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Title

Mrs. Beverley Manley receiving books for children at Jamaica House

Description

"Receiving books for children: Mrs. Beverley Manley [3rd left] looking at a 16-page book of children's poetry, 'Through a Child's Eye'. The book was one of a collection presented to her at Jamaica House yesterday [March 19] by Mrs. Pat Persaud [second left] author of the book and teacher at St. Peter and Paul School. Edited by Mrs. Norma Thompson [extreme left] also a teacher at the St. Peter and Paul School, the book's poems describe animals and plants in Jamaica with which every Jamaican child is familiar. The books which were printed in November, last year are available at bookstores islandwide. Proceeds from the sale of the first 500 were donated to International Year of the Child Activities, last year. Extreme right is Miss Cecile Johnson, Co-ordinator of the National IYC Committee."

Subject

Children's books; Books; Manley, Beverley, - 1941-; Prime ministers' spouses; Broadcasters - Jamaica; Teachers - Jamaica; Educators - Jamaica

Creator

Agency for Public Information

Date

Mar-1980

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Books

Identifier

D0009588

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Agency for Public Information, “Mrs. Beverley Manley receiving books for children at Jamaica House,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed September 29, 2022, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8688.