Daddy Lion's Tea Party by Mark Sperring
  

Daddy Lion's Tea Party

Written by Mark Sperring
Illustrated by Sarah Warburton

3+ readers   Books of the Month   5+ readers   

RRP £6.99

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June 2015 Book of the Month Daddy Lion has decided it’s the perfect day for a tea party – a quiet little tea party, just him and his cubs. The cubs want to invite the other animals but Daddy Lion says no: the chimps are always monkeying about; the pot-bellied pigs hog the cream buns; the rhinos never stop charging about. But word gets out about the party, and all the animals turn up anyway. They try to behave, and it’s all very civilised, at least until an audience arrives, and the animals start to express themselves naturally. It’s lovely to see a daddy so dainty with a teapot while the illustrations are full of witty details! ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Daddy Lion's Tea Party by Mark Sperring

Feeding time at the zoo has never been so much fun! A hilarious new picture book from the creators of 'Mabel and Me' and 'Max and the Won't Go to Bed Show'.

Daddy Lion is having a polite and genteel tea party for his cubs. They want to invite all their friends but Daddy says no; he doesn't want the pot-bellied pigs hogging the cream buns or Skunk pooh, pong, stinking the place out! But things do not go quite as planned...

A laugh-out-loud story full of noise and chaos!

Reviews

Praise for Mabel and Me:

'Mabel and the gloriously engaging Me explore the meaning of friendship in a modern-day comedy of errors. Funny and original with gorgeous illustrations.' BOOKSELLER'S CHOICE, THE BOOKSELLER

Praise for The Sunflower Sword by Mark Sperring:

'Captivating and memorable - my favourite picture book of the season.' BOOKSELLER'S CHOICE, THE BOOKSELLER

About the Author

Mark Sperring

Mark Sperring studied at Bath Academy of Art and Camberwell College of Art before working as a printer and a bookseller, and later becoming a children's book author. Mark is the author of The Shape of My Heart, Snappy Birthday, Dino Mummy, Dino Baby, Dino Daddy, My Little Star, Four Silly Skeletons and I’ll Love You Always. He lives in Bristol.

Read an interview with Mark Sperring here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 to 5 years

Author

Mark Sperring
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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

4th June 2015

ISBN

9780007481842

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