The Great AAA-OOO by Jonny Lambert

The Great AAA-OOO

Written by Jonny Lambert

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With the action taking place in deepest, darkest night, this is a perfect bedtime book. Something in the forest is making a horrible noise and disturbing the animals. Owl, Bear, Mouse and Moose decide it must be a monster and hide in a tree, squeezing up to make room for Wolf Cub, until the inevitable happens and the bough breaks. As they fall down, each of them cries out, and we find out who’s been making the AAA-OOO! Every page is a glorious deep black, the animals picked out in vibrant colours and it’s beautiful to look at. Young children will enjoy joining in with the animal noises and the story shows how cosy night-time can be, even if you are afraid of the dark. ~ Andrea Reece


The Great AAA-OOO by Jonny Lambert

As Mouse scampers homewards through the dark, rackety wood, he hears an awful AAA-OOO! What could be making that horrible howl? Could it be Owl, Moose, Bear or Goose? Or could it be ... a monster?

Packed with stylish illustrations and lyrical text from talented author-illustrator Jonny Lambert (I Love You More and More, Little Why), The Great Aaa-Ooo is sure to become a bedtime favourite. This gorgeous animal picture book is perfect for reassuring children and toddlers who are scared of the dark or adjusting to sleeping in a big bed or in their own room.


The eerie, inexplicable noise that echoes through the wood gives mouse - and young readers too - a delicious frisson of fear. Eventually all is happily resolved in this picture book, which is perfect for reading aloud. - The Bookseller With a fun lyrical text, this is a great bedtime story and for reassuring little ones of the dark! - The Bookworm Baby The most fun book to read out loud. - Winged Reviews This is a gorgeous story, beautifully illustrated with bright colours set against a black background. - Parents in Touch Brilliant and such STUPENDOUS fun - a crackingly great read aloud. - Jill R Bennett Large, stylish, eye-catching illustrations and an enchanting, lyrical text. - Lancashire Evening Post The Great Aaa-Ooo! has entertaining text and dialogue throughout, as well as exciting action and attractive illustration. It is a book that parents will very much enjoy reading with their children. - Geo Ashton Blog

About the Author

Jonny grew up in Surrey and always knew he wanted to be an artist of some sort. Encouraged by his art tutor at the Reigate School of Art and Design, Jonny is now an artist of many sorts: a talented illustrator with over 300 titles to his name, designer, paper engineer and most recently, Group Design Director at Templar Publishing. He lives with his wife, daughter and a menagerie of animals in West Sussex.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Jonny Lambert
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Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

11th August 2016




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