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Teatime Around the World

A picture book by Denyse Waissbluth, illustrated by Chelsea O'Byrne.

Denyse Waissbluth, illustrated by Chelsea O'Byrne

This poetic picture book takes children of all ages on an adventure around the world to discover new cultures and friends through tea.

Did you know that po cha, the traditional tea in Tibet, is thick and salty like soup? Or that in Iran, tea is served with a rock? (A rock candy, that is!) Or that afternoon tea was dreamed up in England by a duchess who complained of being hungry between lunch and dinner? 

Teatime Around the World welcomes the youngest of readers with simple, vivid poetry complemented by unique facts about different tea cultures.

Vibrant, detailed pictures by Chelsea O'Byrne bring to life debut author Denyse Waissbluth's joyous celebration of diversity and deliciousness. (From Greystone Kids)

Denyse Waissbluth is a writer and journalist from British Columbia. Teatime Around the World is her first children's book.

Chelsea O'Byrne is a Vancouver illustrator and art instructor. She also illustrated Hello, Crow! by Candace Savage.

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