Professor Wormbog in Search for the Zipperump-a-Zoo by Mercer Mayer


Professor Wormbog in Search for the Zipperump-a-Zoo by Mercer Mayer

Ages 3 years & over. Professor Wormbog has collected a Kerploppus, an Ickky, a Murgatroy, and a Useless. He has every beastie from A to Y, but he does not have a Zipperump-a-Zoo. He looks underground, in the sea, and in the air, and discovers how hard it is to find one -- unless the Zipperump-a-Zoo wants to find you! Mercer Mayer creates a world of silly creatures filled with humour for adults and children alike.


One of my children's and my favorite authors is Mercer Mayer. He has created so many fantastic children's books, including our favorite Little Critter . We have read those books over and over again and still they are the favorite go-to books. Long before Little Critter there was Professor Wormbog and His Search for the Zipperump-A-Zoo.Mercer Mayer has a way of taking some of the most frightening things for a child and turning them into endearing characters. He is known for his Little Monster and Little Critters series -- the books with the cute characters who go through situations that every child experiences. What many don't realize is Professor Wormbog, is the book that led to Mercer's success with his Little Monster series. It tells the tale of how hard it is to find a Zipperump-a-Zoo. This re-released collectible version of the book is the first of many books to come from Mercer and FastPencil PREMIERE, who will be publishing this line of Classic Collectibles. The illustrations are endearing and recognizable as Mercer Mayer's. We are looking forward to reading the story and becoming part of the mischief as we search for words and images Mayer is known for in his writing.-Mommy's Memorandum

About the Author

Mercer Mayer is one of the most prolific, talented, beloved, and bestselling children's book authors and illustrators of all time. He began writing and illustrating children's books in 1966, and since that time, he has published over 300 titles. Open almost any of the award-winning author/illustrator's books, and out may pop dragons, cuddly monsters, wonderful creatures, and endearing critters. His legendary books and quintessential characters are classic favorites of kids and families around the globe and address timeless subjects that every child experiences, such as going to the dentist or being scared of big thunderstorms. Not only do the books provide great lessons, but Mr. Mayer also inserts his gentle humor into the books to show how the adorable critter and monster characters deal with common issues -- thus providing wonderful child development and socialization skills support within creative story-telling venues. Hometown: Roxbury, Connecticut.

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42 pages


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Publication date

1st May 2011



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