Written by Rebecca Elliott
Illustrated by Rebecca Elliott
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Highly commended in the Junior magazine Design Awards in the Picture Book of the Year category and shortlisted for Most Promising New Talent.
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This striking picture book containing just 19 words blends the appeal of animals and adventure with a heart-warming and reassuring message that celebrates friends and family - making it a reassuring read to share with children feeling left out, and especially poignant for families facing a similar journey through adoption or fostering. The minimal text - just one or two words per page - allows readers room to absorb the striking illustrations and delve into Zoo Girl's story, using their imagination to reveal a new interpretation of the tale each time it is read. The result is a vibrant and energetic picture book with a lasting impact both for the parent and the toddler.
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Zoo Girl by Rebecca Elliott
Zoo Girl has no family. In the children's home, she feels lost and alone. On a trip to the zoo, she is accidentally left behind. But she soon receives a warm welcome from the animals - and when the keepers find her snuggled in a cage they know they have found a daughter at last.
'Rebecca Elliott sees and reads colours to great effect.' Carousel
'Rebecca Elliott's Zoo Girl is a picture book with minimal but powerful text and moving, sombre illustrations. Children will easily engage with the emotions of a little girl who longs to be loved. Accidentally left behind on a trip to the zoo, this lonely child finds affection from the animals who care for her, but it is the zoo-keepers who ultimately offer her the love and family that she craves. Children will talk endlessly about this book, and teachers will love it.' Marilyn Brocklehurst, The Bookseller
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