Tanka Tanka Skunk by Steve Webb

Tanka Tanka Skunk

Written by Steve Webb
Illustrated by


Tanka Tanka Skunk by Steve Webb

Meet Tanka, the elephant and his friend Skunka. Say their names together and they SOUND LIKE DRUMS! Tanka, Skunka, Tanka, Skunka, Tanka Tanka Skunk! They have lots of friends for you to meet, so say their names to the Tanka Skunka beat! Lemurs, llamas, zebras, badgers, caterpillars, big GORILLAS and yakety, yakety yaks. The book takes the reader on a veritable roller-coaster ride of sights and sounds as animals leap and dance across the brightly coloured pages. Terrific fun to read aloud one to one with a small child, and an absolute riot for group activities.

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A clever exploraton of beat, pulse and rhythm . . . Cartoon-like illustrations are vividly coloured and will appeal greatly to younger children . . . This book would prove useful to pre-school teachers * Inis * Not a book for a quiet read at bedtime but one to be shouted out loud . . . A great romp of noise * South Wales Argus * A great book for reading aloud . . . An absolute riot for group activities * Who Minds * An excellent book that thoroughly deserves a place in every early years setting * Early Years Educator *

About the Author

Steve Webb

Steve Webb was born in Newcastle, and studied at Bristol Art College. He is also the author of the successful Tanka Tanka Skunk. He currently lives in the Peak District with his three children.

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32 pages


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

Publication date

1st July 2004



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