Collins Big Cat - One Night in the Zoo

Author: Judith Kerr, Illustrated by Judith Kerr
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 02-01-2019
ISBN: 978-0-00-832089-8
Pages: 32

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Description

A wonderful rhyming book from Judith Kerr, the best-selling author of the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea

"One moonlit, magical night in the zoo
An elephant jumped in the air and flew.
But nobody knew."

It's only when all the visitors have gone home that the real fun starts in the Zoo! Enjoy counting the wide variety of animals in a fun and wonderfully imaginative way as you follow them through the night, and find out what mischief they get into.

A summary on pages 30 and 31, showing each animal in the book in number order, supports children in recapping what they have read.

Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language.

Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities

Reviews
  • Praise for One Night in the Zoo:
  • “Lovely… uses soothing, pastel illustrations and exotic animals to make basic counting seem unintimidating.” Daily Telegraph
  • ”raise for Twinkles, Arthur and Puss’:‘A very engaging take on feline behaviour”The Bookseller
  • ”raise for ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’:‘Near perfection of form is embellished by clear, expressive illustrations. The pace is exactly right, the resolution totally satisfying.”Dorothy Butler, Babies Need Books.
  • ”A modern classic.”The Independent.
  • ”This book has enduring charm and young children will delight in the preposterous notion of a tiger creating mayhem in the house.”Junior Magazine
  • “Lovely… uses soothing, pastel illustrations and exotic animals to make basic counting seem unintimidating.” Daily Telegraph
  • “An inspired counting book'” The Times
  • "Kerr's soft illustrations provide plenty of details to spot, while the parade of animals teaches counting skills."Junior magazine
  • “Judith Kerr: If Carlsberg made grannies…” Headline for feature in The Independent
  • Praise for ‘Mog the Forgetful Cat’:
  • ”Grandparents are likely to get as much fun out of seeing it again as the new generation of fans just learning to read!”Choice Magazine
  • Praise for ‘Goodbye Mog’:
  • ”Kerr’s warmth, humour and honesty make this an engaging introduction to a difficult topic.”Financial Times
  • ”Believable, amusing and moving.”Nursery World
  • ”A supremely sensitive story.”The Times