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    • ISBN:9781408328767
    • Publication date:26 Nov 2012

Mad About Minibeasts!

By Giles Andreae
Illustrated by David Wojtowycz

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A colourful rhyming picture book all about minibeasts.

A colourful rhyming picture book all about minibeasts, from the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.

Come into the garden for lots of creepy-crawly fun... Little ones will love joining in with all the noisy sound words and looking at the colourful pictures, as they discover all sorts of minibeasts. From slithery snails and buzzing bees, to wriggly worms and munching caterpillars!

"Simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes ... great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us" - Booktrust

Biographical Notes

Giles Andreae (Author)
Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.

David Wojtowycz (Illustrator)
David Wojtowycz is a bestselling, award-winning author and artist. He studied at Goldsmiths College in London, graduating with a degree in Fine Art. In 1996 David illustrated his first book for children, Rumble in the Jungle, which went on to become an international bestseller. 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. David lives in Berlin.

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  • ISBN: 9781408309476
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2011
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A brilliantly bouncy rhyme — Sunday Express
Noisy, rhyming, creepy-crawly fun — Bookseller
This is a fabulously fun and wonderfully rhyming book — Little Fiction Fascination
Simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes...great fun to read together and also make a good introduction to learning about the world around us. — Booktrust
The facts are basic and simple but accurately presented in a light-hearted way using big, bold illustrations and humorous rhymes. A lovely book. — Carousel
An explosion of noisy, rhyming creepy-crawly fun. — Bookseller
A brilliantly bouncy rhyme about butterflies, beetles and all the slimiest creatures. — Sunday Express
This brilliantly bouncy beast-filled romp takes readers on a colourful journey. — Red House Children's Book Award
Big, bold illustrations and humorous rhymes. — Carousel
Simple, cheerful and humorous rhymes... great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us. — booktrust
This is a fabulously fun and wonderfully rhyming book. * * * * * — Little Fiction Fascination
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All the excitement of Christmas is captured in this festive board book story.Created by the award-winning team behind I Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy, this sweet and simple story follows one little boy who just can't wait for Father Christmas to arrive in his sleigh!With joyful rhyming text from Giles Andreae (author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance) and cosy, colourful artwork from Emma Dodd, this is the perfect Christmas gift.'The verse is brilliant... perfect for reading aloud' - Bookbag'The warm and fuzzy feelings we all share for the jolly fellow in red are nicely captured in this sweet read, with lovingly rendered illustrations by Emma Dodd' - Prima Baby & Pregnancy

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