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Mad About Minibeasts! Board Book

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Come into the garden for lots of noisy, rhyming creepy-crawly fun from the creators of Rumble in the Jungle and Commotion in the Ocean. The book has lovely little poems in about each creature, is colourful and has renewed our two year olds love of insects. These simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes about all the familiar insects you might encounter in your garden - from slugs and snails to beautiful butterflies - are great fun to read together, and also make a good introduction to learning about the world around us. great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us. All the images are clear and colourful, making it a friendly introduction to minibeasts in a gentle and fun way (especially for the reluctant child who is maybe not so keen on certain bugs).

This successful author/illustrator pairing won the picture book section of the Children's Book Award with The Lion Who Wanted To Love. My husband has a crazy entomophobia so we decided to introduce our little baby to insects early on in life. David has gone on to create many more hugely successful children's books, including The Lion Who Wanted to Love , winner of the Red House Book Award, and the bestselling Mad About Minibeasts . From slugs and snails to bustling beetles and beautiful butterflies, these rhymes are full of humour and great to read aloud.

He has won the Federation of Children's Book Award and the Book Trust Early Years Award, but he is probably most famous as the creator of the phenomenally successful Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman. A Cuddle For Claude was nominated for the Sheffield Book Award and Claude is now the subject of a popular animated TV series. David began his illustration career by creating the Pigs Might Fly and Flux Deluxe greetings cards ranges and then illustrated the very popular and successful picture book series that began with Rumble In The Jungle, written by Giles Andreae. The book has clearly not been printed correctly and has big white lines at the top of both the cover and the pages inside.

You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. We do a nature study with a small group of small children, and this book was a good addition to our collection of nature books! Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. Brightly coloured illustrations by David Wojtowycz add to the appeal of this engaging and lively book. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. In 1996 David illustrated his first book for children, Rumble in the Jungle , which went on to become an international bestseller. Rhyming text and vibrant full-page illustrations make this marvellous picture book perfect for reading aloud. Giles has written many award-winning and best-selling children's books, including the global classic, Giraffes Can't Dance. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet.

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