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The way to the zoo

The way to the zoo

Burningham, John, author, artist

In her bedroom wall, Sylvie spots a door - and beyond that door she finds a passage. Beyond the passage she discovers - a zoo! There are lots of animals there, so Sylvie decides to bring a few small ones into her bedroom at night time, just for a cuddle. No matter what Sylvie does though, she always makes sure to close the door in her bedroom wall. Until, one day, she forgets!

Paperback, Book. English. Early Years. Children's stories. Picture Books.
Published London: Walker Books, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: John Burningham
ISBN: 140636052X, 9781406360523
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: 2014.
Physical Description: 38 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 20 x 28 cm

Author note

John Burningham is widely regarded as one of the world's finest picture book artists. With over 35 books to his name, he has twice been awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal, for Borka: The Adventures of a Goose with No Feathers and Mr Gumpy's Outing. Among his other celebrated books is Granpa, for which he was awarded the Kurt Maschler Award, and which was later made into a successful feature film. He lives in North West London.