Old Macdonald Had a Zoo by Curtis Jobling


Old Macdonald Had a Zoo by Curtis Jobling

Roll up, roll up! Read all about it! Elderly farmer wins lottery! Old MacDonald, of MacDonald's Farm, is the talk of the cattle market and the most eligible pensioner in the paddock. With wellington boots, a jaunty flat cap and a spanking new muck-thrower topping his shopping list, lottery winner Old MacDonald has one million pounds burning a hole in his dungarees. He just needs to find the right things to spend it on...Find out what happens when Old MacDonald wins the lottery, sells his farm and buys a zoo. And what a zoo it is...with plenty of fun antics to discover by lifting all the flaps. Old MacDonald had a zoo, ee aye, ee aye, whooooooaaaahhhhh! Old MacDonald had a Zoo is terrific! Lorraine Kelly

About the Author

Curtis Jobling

The designer of worldwide hit children's television show 'Bob the Builder' and the author/illustrator of numerous children’s books, Curtis Jobling lives with his family in Cheshire.

Early work on Aardman Animation’s 'Wallace & Gromit' and Tim Burton’s 'Mars Attacks' led to him picking up his crayons in 1997 to design the BAFTA winning Bob. The animated series of 'Frankenstein’s Cat', based upon Curtis’s book of the same name, picked up the Pulcinella award for Best Children's Show at the 2008 International Cartoons On The Bay festival in Salerno, Italy. His noisy new preschool show, 'Raa Raa', can be seen on CBeebies, while his original paintings and prints sell in galleries the world over. Although perhaps best known for his work in TV and picture books, Curtis’s other love has always been horror and fantasy for an older audience.

Watch Curtis show you how to draw Bob the Builder - and then transform him into a werewolf - in the video below:

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

27th March 2014



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