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Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 Kate Greenaway winner Catherine Rayner’s gorgeous bold animals fill the pages perfectly in this entertaining counting book. Abigail the giraffe wants to count everything and anything she can. But counting is hard when the cheetah goes by so fast that she can’t see all his spots in time and the zebra moves around while she is trying to count the stripes. Luckily, the stars come out…A glorious night time sky shows million of stars – and Abigail happily counting them.
Abigail loves to count. It is her very favourite thing. But when she tries counting Zebra's stripes and Cheetah's spots, they just won't sit still. It's hopeless! What will Abigail do?
A beautiful book by award-winning author-illustrator Catherine Rayner, full of gorgeous illustrations of Abigail the giraffe and her friends Cheetah and Zebra. Abigail is a perfect bedtime read with a stunning fold-out night sky ending.
Publication date: 07/07/2014
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
|Publication date:||5th August 2013|
|Publisher:||Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
|Other Categories:||All Shortlists and Winners|
Catherine Rayner was born in Harrogate and now lives in Edinburgh. She has a BA Hons in Visual Communication and Illustration from Leeds College of Art and Edinburgh College of Art. Much of her inspiration – and occasionally modelling! – for her illustration comes from her pets: her horse Shannon, guinea pig Marvin, dog Ellie, cat Emma and two goldfish, Bruce and Sheila. Catherine was shortlisted for the Booktrust Early Years Award Best New Illustrator in 2006, and she won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2009. Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize winning illustrator Catherine Rayner ...More About Catherine Rayner