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One night in the zoo

One night in the zoo

Kerr, Judith

This is a counting book from Judith Kerr, the best-selling author of the Mog series and 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea'. Follow all the animals throughout the night and find out what mischief they get into

Paperback, Book. English. Stories in rhyme. Children's stories. Picture Books. Early Years.
Published London: HarperCollins Children's, 2010

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Judith Kerr
ISBN: 0007321139, 9780007321131
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: 2009.
Physical Description: [30] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject: Zoo animals Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.; Counting Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Author note

Judith Kerr was born in Berlin, the daughter of a distinguished German writer. She left Germany with her family in 1933 to escape from the Nazis and they arrived in England in 1936, having spent the intervening years in Switzerland and France. She has a daughter who is a designer and a son who is a novelist. Judith lives in London.

Description

A wonderful counting book from Judith Kerr, the best-selling author of the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea

"One moonlit, magical night in the zooAn elephant jumped in the air and flew.But nobody knew."

It's only once all the visitors have gone home that the real fun starts in the Zoo! Learn to count in a fun and wonderfully imaginative way as you follow all the animals through the night in this gorgeous picture book, and find out what mischief they get into.

Reviews

Praise for One Night in the Zoo:

"Lovely. uses soothing, pastel illustrations and exotic animals to make basic counting seem unintimidating." Daily Telegraph

Praise for Twinkles, Arthur and Puss':'A very engaging take on feline behaviour' The Bookseller

Praise for 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea':'Near perfection of form is embellished by clear, expressive illustrations. The pace is exactly right, the resolution totally satisfying.' Dorothy Butler, Babies Need Books.

'A modern classic.' The Independent.

'This book has enduring charm and young children will delight in the preposterous notion of a tiger creating mayhem in the house.' Junior Magazine

"Lovely. uses soothing, pastel illustrations and exotic animals to make basic counting seem unintimidating." Daily Telegraph

"An inspired counting book'" The Times

"Kerr's soft illustrations provide plenty of details to spot, while the parade of animals teaches counting skills."Junior magazine

"Judith Kerr: If Carlsberg made grannies." Headline for feature in The Independent

Praise for 'Mog the Forgetful Cat':

'Grandparents are likely to get as much fun out of seeing it again as the new generation of fans just learning to read!' Choice Magazine

Praise for 'Goodbye Mog':

'Kerr's warmth, humour and honesty make this an engaging introduction to a difficult topic.' Financial Times

'Believable, amusing and moving.' Nursery World

'A supremely sensitive story.' The Times