Picken Mix and Match the Farm Animals! by Mary Murphy
  

Picken Mix and Match the Farm Animals!

Written by Mary Murphy
Illustrated by Mary Murphy
Part of the Baby Walker Series

Baby and Toddler   Books of the Month   

RRP £6.99

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January 2017 Book of the Month Mix and match the split pages of this ingenious board book to make your own amazing farmyard creatures! So whether it's a Picken or a caglet or a chicken or a piglet babies and toddlers will roar with laughter as they test their matching skills and imaginative play to create animals as they really do look and indeed ones they've created themselves!

Baby Walker books are sturdy board books, perfect for little hands - every one of them provides imaginative play and visual stimulation. Titles which are sure to delight readers and help develop a lifelong love of books.

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Picken Mix and Match the Farm Animals! by Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy's brilliant split page board book is perfect for helping little ones learn to mix and match.

What do you call a cross between a lamb and a calf? How on earth do you make a googlet ? Children will love to mix up the heads and tails of different farmyard animals to invent hilarious new ones, while developing their matching skills as they work out how the animals should look.

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Essentially this is a game in a book and with Mary Murphy's bold, bright illustrations, a delightful one at that. In addition, it's a wonderfully playful way to develop some sound/symbol associations. * Red Reading Hub * Mix and match the split pages of this ingenious board book to make your own amazing farmyard creatures! So whether it's a Picken or a caglet or a chicken or a piglet babies and toddlers will roar with laughter as they test their matching skills and imaginative play to create animals as they really do look and indeed ones they've created themselves! * LoveReading January 2017 Book of the Month *

About the Author

As a child, Mary Murphy was a constant reader. Her favourite books included Mary Poppins, Peter Pan and Tom’s Midnight Garden. She also loved any stories about animals. Mary was the third of six children.

Mary lives in Galway, Ireland, and describes herself as "fairly outdoorish, but not sporty". She loves walking, swimming, reading and cycling. Mary studied Illustration and Design in Dublin before freelancing as an illustrator. She has always written for pleasure, and soon began developing ideas for children’s books following the antics of characters she had already visualised. A technique she sometimes uses is to draw the character in different situations, and then see what follows on from there.

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Format

Board book
12 pages

Author

Mary Murphy
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th January 2017

ISBN

9781406371376

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