Doing the Animal Bop by Jan Ormerod


Doing the Animal Bop by Jan Ormerod

A lively, noisy, funny text that encourages very young children to walk and talk like the animals - including waddling like a penguin, stomping like a rhino and jiving and jiggling and jumping and wiggling to the monkey bop! Hugely entertaining with plenty of scope for interaction and play.


'a compelling, rapping, rhyming invitation to move and make a whole host of sounds and one which most young children find irresistible.'

About the Author

Jan Ormerod

Jan Ormerod (1946 - 2013) grew up in the fifties, in a series of small towns in Western Australia, with her three older sisters. As a child she drew constantly and compulsively, inspired by beautifully drawn schoolgirl annuals from England and secretly acquired American comics that were forbidden by her parents.

Her books have largely been a celebration and savouring of the positive experience of parenthood she truly had not anticipated–the fun, the warmth, and the love. Jan was acutely aware that picture books are almost always shared by the child and a caring adult.

She published more than 50 picture books in her lifetime, won many honours and awards, and her work is published in more than 20 countries.

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32 pages


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Publication date

6th January 2005



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