One Night In the Zoo

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What to expect

A wonderful counting 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 once all the visitors have gone home that the real fun starts in the Zoo! Follow all the animals throughout the night in this gorgeous picture book and find out what mischief they get into.

Critics Review

  • Praise for One Night in the Zoo:
    “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 IndependentPraise 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 Twinkles, Arthur and Puss’:
    ‘A very engaging take on feline behaviour’ The Bookseller

    Praise 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

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