The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book by Rod Campbell

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Packed full of simple activities that are perfectly pitched for preschoolers and based on Rod Campbell's preschool classic Dear Zoo: can you draw bananas for the naughty monkey, or give the fierce lion big sharp teeth? With large square pages, extra thick paper and lots and lots of animals, The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book is a fun and satisfying introduction to learning to draw.


The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book by Rod Campbell

Rod Campbell's preschool classic Dear Zoo has been a firm favourite with children and parents alike ever since it was first published in 1982. Now even very young children can join in the fun and draw their own zoo!

Toddlers will be kept busy for hours drawing, colouring and doodling all the animals from the original story in The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book.

About the Author

Rod Campbell

Rod Campbell has been creating innovative books for the under-fives for over thirty years.

Best known for his classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo, he is also the creator of the much-loved preschool character Buster.

Ingeniously simple with touches of gentle humour, Rod's books have withstood the test of time and are enjoyed by children, parents and teachers around the world.

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Rod Campbell is the masterly creator of interactive books including classic tab and flap books such Dear Zoo, the story of choosing exactly the right pet. Simplicity itself in terms of design and always full of delightful surprises, Rod Campbell’s books are perfect as first introductions to concepts, numbers in Farm 123 and letters in ABC Zoo. Campbell’s Touch and Feel books such as Buster’s Farm include wonderfully tactile experiences for little fingers.

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Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Rod Campbell
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Author's Website


Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

28th July 2016




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