Goats Don't Wear Capes by Donna Gowland


Goats Don't Wear Capes by Donna Gowland

Do you love Roald Dahl, Edward Lear and Julia Donaldson? Then we're delighted to present Goats Don't Wear Capes, the next big title in the well-loved children's picture book tradition. Available from January 2016, this hilarious illustrated poem comes from exciting new author and poet, Donna Gowland, and is the first in her picture book trilogy, 'The Couture Collection'. Ever wondered how a chimpanzee would dress for dinner? Or the most practical outfit for a pig who loves mud? Goats Don't Wear Capes captivates the imagination with witty, whimsical insights into the fashion choices of your favourite animals alongside charming illustrations by Dave Hill. Goats Don't Wear Capes is an ideal children's read and destined to be a classic. A beautifully written blend of creativity and humour, it encourages literacy and is sure to be the one your children ask for again and again. Rather than counting sheep, they'll be planning their animal outfits!

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


Donna Gowland
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Publication date

28th January 2016



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