Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo! by Amy Sparkes
  

Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo!

Written by Amy Sparkes
Illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

5+ readers   

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Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 This is an exciting, imaginative and hilarious adventure that encourages little readers to have confidence and stand up for themselves, from the illustrator of Dogs Don't Do Ballet and Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes.

Synopsis

Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo! by Amy Sparkes

What would you do if you received an invitation to run a zoo full of huge, scary monsters? The brave little boy in this story leaps at the chance, and although the monsters seem scary at first, he soon has them eating out of the palm of his hand.


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Sparkes addictive rhyming text is brought to bright and colourful life by Ogilvie's bold and painterly illustrations -- Pam Norfolk The Blackpool Gazette

This story certainly went down well with several groups of under fives who loved the tongue tingling rhyming text and crazy mock scary monsters -- Jill Bennett Red Reading Hub

Riotous rhyming fun from the illustrator of Dogs Don't Do Ballet, with an inspiring message about overcoming challenges -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller

About the Author

Amy Sparkes

Amy Sparkes writes for children of all ages. Her picture books have been shortlisted for several book awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 and the Booktrust Best Books Awards 2014. Amy was born in Eastbourne and enjoyed a wild imagination when she was a child (which included 13 imaginary friends). She is passionate about encouraging imagination in children and is often invited to visit schools. She regularly produces the 'Writing for Children' pages for the bestselling Writing Magazine and also runs writing workshops for aspiring chidren's authors.

Amy lives in Devon with her husband and five young children. When she's not off on an adventure with them, Amy enjoys drinking tea and climbing trees.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Amy Sparkes
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Publisher

Red Fox Picture Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st August 2013

ISBN

9781849416597

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