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Counting Creatures

Julia Donaldson Sharon King-Chai

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Macmillan
13 October 2020
A fun and visually stunning interactive counting book with peep-through pages and fold-out flaps, from the bestselling Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and award-winning illustrator Sharon King-Chai.

With bright and beautiful artwork and a fabulous array of animals and their babies to marvel over, this is a gorgeous book to treasure and read over and over again by the creators of the award-winning Animalphabet.

Every page draws you further into the beautifully vibrant animal kingdom with flying bats, frolicking fox cubs and jumping Arctic hares, inviting you to compare the animals to each other, explore their habitats, and learn proper animal baby names for each creature as you count. Also includes a fun spidery search-and-find game.

Can you count how many kittens Leopard might have pouncing and playing in the jungle or how many tadpoles are wriggling in the pond ?

Sharon King-Chai's colourful illustrations and the cleverly designed shaped pages makes Counting Creatures a rich delight, while Julia Donaldson's signature rhymes are a pleasure to read aloud.
By:   Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by:   Sharon King-Chai
Imprint:   Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 267mm,  Width: 204mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   486g
ISBN:   9781529040517
ISBN 10:   1529040515
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   13 October 2020
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Sharon King-Chai is an enormously talented designer and illustrator. Having grown up in Australia, she moved to London in 2003 and since then has brought her style and eye for beautiful design to album covers, book covers, stationery and her books including Starbird and the award-winning Animalphabet, a collaboration with Julia Donaldson.

Reviews for Counting Creatures

King-Chai's sumptuous, vibrant artwork, the cleverly designed and shaped pages, and Donaldson's rhythmic words make Counting Creatures a rich learning experience and a delight to read aloud and share * Lancashire Post, Lytham St Annes Express, The Garstang Courier, The Gazette, Chorley Guardian, St Helens The Reporter, Lancaster Guardian, The Clitheroe Advertiser and Times, PendleToday, The Visitor and Wigan Today *


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