The Chimpanzees of Happytown by Giles Andreae
  

Synopsis

The Chimpanzees of Happytown by Giles Andreae

A feel-good picture book from the creative duo behind the best-selling Giraffes Can't Dance. Life is no fun for the chimps in Drabsville - the mayor demands that all their houses look the same and that no one should have a good time. But things take a more colourful turn when Chutney the chimpanzee arrives, carrying a tiny seed in a box...Follow the story of Chutney, as he and his beautiful tree help to spread colour and happiness throughout the town, in this positive story about caring for other people, and for the surrounding environment. Children will love joining in with Giles Andreae's bouncy, rhyming text and spotting all the humorous details in Guy Parker Rees's bright, bold illustrations.

Reviews

Engaging Daily Echo A wonderful book. Angels and Urchins Here's a book to cheer everyone up on a rainy day...bubbling over with life and happiness. The Northern Echo Magical. South Yorkshire Times

About the Author

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae was born in London in 1966. His books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful children’s authors working today. He began writing when he was at primary school and gets a lot of his ideas from trying to keep his own children entertained.

Giles is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children.

His top tips for becoming a writer are: read a lot, write a lot and write from the heart.

Author photo copyright: Martin Salter

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Giles Andreae
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Publisher

Publication date

4th June 2009

ISBN

9781408305706


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