Farm 123 by Rod Campbell

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Lift-the Flap pictures help with counting from 1 to 10 in this busy farm yard counting book. There’s one cat and, under the flap, two mice. And there are four woolly sheep in the field but five if you see the one trying to escape through the gate. Expressive animals playing boldly make these pages fun and the counting of the animals is easy!


Farm 123 by Rod Campbell

Rod Campbell's classic alphabet and numbers board books FARM 123 and ABC ZOO can now be enjoyed in large paperback editions.

In FARM 123 you can make all sorts of animal friends -- just count from one farm cat all the way up to ten naughty rabbits! With bright, bold illustrations and a simple, engaging text, plus a flap to lift on every page, learning about counting and numbers has never been so much fun. The perfect first numbers 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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20 pages
Interest Age: From 2


Rod Campbell
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

2nd January 2014




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