Animal Stories for the Very Young

Animal Stories for the Very Young

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A magical menagerie of animal stories Croaking and chattering, slithering and leaping, animals of all shapes and sizes fill this lively story collection. A zebra escapes from the zoo, a loyal donkey proves his worth, and a hairy sloth saves the forest from destruction - just by smiling! With stories from favourite authors including Michael Morpurgo, Mary Rayner and Joyce Dunbar, this is the perfect collection to share with all young children.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 37 pages
  • 224 x 264 x 12mm | 81.65g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0753407302
  • 9780753407301

About Sally Grindley

Sally Grindley is the author of many best-selling titles including Why is the Sky Blue? (Andersen) and I Don't Want To (Methuen). Shhh! won the Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Smarties Book Prize - as was Peter's Place (both Andersen). Her titles for Kingfisher include the picture books What Are Friends For? What Will I Do Without You? and Will You Forgive Me? and in the I Am Reading series The Giant Postman and Captain Pepper's Pets. An accomplished anthologist, she has compiled four Stories for the Very Young collections for Kingfisher, as well as The Kingfisher Book of Magical Tales. She lives in Gloucestershire with her three sons. Siobhan Dodds has illustrated many picture books for children including Charles Tiger, Elizabeth Hen and Babies, Babies, Babies.
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Table of contents

"Crocodile Tears", Joyce Dunbar; "And Fred", Mary Rayner; "Zebra Running", Jenny Koralek; "Slowly does it", Robin Ravilious; "After the Storm", Michael Morpurgo.
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