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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

Hardback, Book. English. Stories in rhyme. Children's stories.
Published London: HarperCollins Children's, 2009

Available at Oakwood.

  • Oakwood – One available in Picture Books

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    40977803 Picture Books Junior fiction Available

Details

Statement of responsibility: Judith Kerr
ISBN: 0007321120, 9780007321124
Intended audience: Preschool.
Physical Description: [26] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Subject: Counting Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.; Zoo animals 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 new 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! Follow all the animals throughout the night in this gorgeous picture book and find out what mischief they get into.

Reviews

"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