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Animal homes of all kinds are introduced in the boldly coloured illustrations to this chunky board book. The little mouse lives in a hole, the fluffy bird lives in a nest in a tree. The snail carries its house around with it on its back so it has a home wherever it goes. Turning the wheel shows the snail at home at different times.
This is a turn-the-wheel concept book from the award-winning Petr Horacek. The surprise comes at the end, when the fun turn-the-wheel device reveals that Snail's home is on his back and he takes it with him everywhere.
It includes a turn-the-wheel element, designed to engage attention and improve co-ordination.
Petr Horacek has been shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal.
The thinking tot's Eric Carle. Washington Post
|Publication date:||1st August 2014|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
Petr Horacek’s bold and imaginative illustrations continue to captivate children and critics. His stories, often about loyalty and belonging, are told with an instinctive warmth and humour and are beautifully brought to life through his evocative use of colour and texture. He has won many awards around the world for classics such as Suzy Goose and A New House for Mouse and was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012. He lives in Worcester. Click here to read an interview with Petr. Click here to read more about the author.More About Petr Horacek