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Mad About Minibeasts! Board Book

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This successful author/illustrator pairing won the picture book section of the Children's Book Award with The Lion Who Wanted To Love. 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. 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 has written many award-winning and best-selling children's books, including the global classic, Giraffes Can't Dance. The book has clearly not been printed correctly and has big white lines at the top of both the cover and the pages inside.

Brightly coloured illustrations by David Wojtowycz add to the appeal of this engaging and lively book.Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four children by the river in Oxfordshire. Giles Andreae is an award-winning children's author and has written both fiction titles and bestselling picture books, such as Pants and The Lion who Wanted to Love. great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. The facts are basic and simple but accurately presented in a light-hearted way using big, bold illustrations and humorous rhymes.

Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. Rhyming text and vibrant full-page illustrations make this marvellous picture book perfect for reading aloud. The pages have also stuck to one another initially making it difficult to turn the pages without them tearing. 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 . 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).

To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. 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.

In 1996 David illustrated his first book for children, Rumble in the Jungle , which went on to become an international bestseller. The book has lovely little poems in about each creature, is colourful and has renewed our two year olds love of insects. My husband has a crazy entomophobia so we decided to introduce our little baby to insects early on in life. 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. Giles is also the creator of the humorous stickman poet Purple Ronnie, and the philosopher/artist Edward Monkton.You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. great fun to read together, and also makes a good introduction to learning about the world around us" - BooktrustFrom the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.

These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. From slugs and snails to bustling beetles and beautiful butterflies, these rhymes are full of humour and great to read aloud. 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. 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.

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