Learn Greek with Australian Cypriot Stephanie Timotheou’s new bilingual Christmas book

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
of Christmas.

Adelaide-based journalist and author, Australian Cypriot 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.”

‘Ikoyenia is love and a sense of belonging,’ says Stephanie Timotheou on her bilingual children’s book series.

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.

For more information, visit www.ikoyenia.com.au or their Facebook and Instagram pages:
www.facebook.com/ikoyenia and www.instagram.com/ikoyenia

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