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Dear Zoo Snuggle Book

Written by Rod Campbell

Illustrated by Rod Campbell

Featured Books for 3+ readers

LoveReading View on Dear Zoo Snuggle Book

'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.

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2019 |

What is the perfect pet? The zoo keeps sending all kinds of animals but, lift the flap and readers will see they are too big, too tall, too jumpy, too grumpy or too scary. Sadly, each of them is returned. Finally, the zoo sends the perfect pet and everyone is happy! With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for January 2019:

Lark by Anthony McGowan

Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea by Morag Hood

Dear Zoo Snuggle Book by Rod Campbell

Whatever Next! by Jill Murphy

Billly and the Minpins by Roald Dahl

Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan Varley

We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

The Skylarks' War by Hilary McKay

Dear Zoo Snuggle Book Synopsis

A super-soft cloth book in a beautiful gift box, based on the bestselling classic Dear Zoo - the perfect gift for babies for any occasion. Created by Rod Campbell for the very youngest animal enthusiasts, the Dear Zoo Snuggle Book features all the animals from the zoo in a super-soft fleece snuggle book. The elephant is too big, the lion is too fierce, the giraffe is too tall . . . but the perfect pet is there somewhere! A favourite with toddlers and parents for over thirty-five years, Dear Zoo is a classic, and this simple cloth edition is the perfect introduction to the much-loved story. Packaged in a high quality patterned gift box, the Dear Zoo Snuggle Book is a thoughtful gift for babies and toddlers.

You might also like the Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book!

For more activities, downloads and Dear Zoo merchandise visit www.dearzooandfriends.com

Dear Zoo Snuggle Book Press Reviews

A classic for the under fives. Daily Telegraph

Rare is the household where this book doesn't become an instant hit and long-time favourite. Independent

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ISBN: 9781509852376
Publication date: 24/01/2019
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board book

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509852376
Publication date: 24th January 2019
Author: Rod Campbell
Illustrator: Rod Campbell
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Board book
Pagination: 8 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About 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 ...

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