Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  

The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. 'I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet. so they sent me a . . .' Lift the flap to discover the big elephant, the fierce lion, the grumpy camel (all returned) - and finally a puppy.
~ The Good Book Guide

Synopsis

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

'I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet...' Rod Campbell's lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike ever since it was first published in 1982. This hardback edition of the much-loved preschool classic has a jacket with shiny gold foil and slots neatly into a specially designed gift slipcase. Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent - a monkey, a lion and even an elephant! But will they ever manage to send the perfect pet? With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf - and the extra-thick paper, shiny foiled jacket and beautifully designed slipcase make this the perfect birthday, Christening or Christmas present to be treasured for years.

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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
Interest Age: From 1

Author

Rod Campbell
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Author's Website

www.rodcampbell.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

23rd February 2017

ISBN

9781509820351


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