Much-loved children’s book series, Ikoyenia, has released its fifth instalment just in time for
the festive period.
Christmas With My Family is a special edition, rhyming story book about the true meaning
Adelaide-based journalist and author, Stephanie Timotheou, says the bilingual book, which is written
in English and Greek, is a fun-filled story about a typical Greek Christmas.
“Anthea and her family start the day by going to church, followed by a big family lunch and
of course there’s some festive fun along the way too,” Mrs Timotheou, 30, says.
“It’s a really special book which I’m sure children would love to receive under the Christmas
tree this year.”
The story, as with all books in the Ikoyenia series, aims to promote Greek culture and
language to children aged between two and eight.
The book also includes two “Language Lesson” pages at the back, which feature words and
pictures of objects found throughout the book.
Christmas With My Family is a special edition book and limited copies are now available at
Other books in the series include Cooking with Yiayia, Gardening with Pappou, Playtime
with Baba and Bedtime with Mama.