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Mad About Mega Beasts!

By Giles Andreae
Illustrated by David Wojtowycz

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Discover the world's biggest animals in this colourful, rhyming picture book from the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.

Discover the world's biggest, most magnificent animals in this colourful, rhyming picture book.

Have you ever seen a squid that weighs more than a car? Or a dinosaur that's as big as eighteen elephants?
Packed with incredible creatures, from the cuddly St Bernard dog to the ferocious Siberian tiger, this bright, bold book is perfect for young animal fans everywhere! With lively rhymes and fascinating facts.

From the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.

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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781408329368
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Gleeful illustrations... with its mix of colourful characters and jaunty rhymes I'm sure this will become as popular as its predecessors. — Red Reading Hub
Striking illustrations and clever rhymes will captivate youngsters in this celebration of wild and wonderful animals. Bold, colourful and lots of fun. — Manchester Evening News
Gleeful illustrations...with its mix of colourful characters and jaunty rhymes I'm sure this will become as popular as its predecessors — Red Reading Hub
Very brightly coloured illustrations...make this book one to get excited about — Carousel
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