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'I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet . . .'

Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike ever since it was first published in 1982.

Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent - a monkey, a lion and even an elephant! But will they ever manage to send the perfect pet?

With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf - and the thick card pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it perfect for small hands.

Children'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialInteractive & activity books & packsNovelty, toy & die-cut booksChildren'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture books Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 02/07/2010 ISBN-13: 9780230747722  Details: Type: Board Format: Books
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Rod Campbell has been writing and illustrating children's books for over thrity years. Best known for his classic lift-the-flap book, Dear Zoo, he is also the creator of the much-loved preschool character Buster. Ingeniously simple, with touches of gentle humour, Rod's books are loved by children, parents and teachers alike.

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