Dad hates pets. So a family trip to the zoo is not his idea of fun. When they arrive - disaster! Two African elephants have broken down the walls and all the animals have escaped. Dad insists on rushing home to make sure no run away animals go anywhere near their house. But when they get back, there is something very nasty on their doorstep...
Dad hates pets; in fact he hates animals, full stop! So a family trip to the zoo is definitely not his idea of fun. When they arrive - disaster! Two African elephants have broken down the walls and all the animals have escaped. Dad insists on rushing home to make sure no run away animals go anywhere near their house. But when they get back, there is something very nasty and very smelly on their doorstep...Could it be that they are already too late!
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"The busily beautiful and energetic illustrations of this humorous story will capture the interest and imagination of most children ... A fabulous and fun-filled story that will extend most children's descriptive vocabulary" -- Martine Horvath Early Years Educator "A book to read over and over again. Highly recommended, especially for young animal lovers and grumpy dads" -- Sarah Webb Inis "An enjoyable picture book with a nice, lyrical stuyle to the writing and with lots of humour in both the text and the lively collage illustrations" The School Librarian
About Peter Dixon
Peter Dixon was a Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education for twenty years before becoming a full time writer, painter and performer in 1995. He has published several poetry collections for children including Grow Your Own Poems (Thomas Nelson); Lost Property Box, Grand Prix and most recently Penguin in Fridge (2001) (all Macmillan). He is a seasoned performer on the schools network and has performed at both the Edinburgh and Cheltenham Festivals. He lives in Winchester. Natalie Chivers graduated from the University of Plymouth in 2002 with a degree in Graphic Design Illustration. She lives in Farnham, Surrey and works as the PR and Advertising Manager for a company that specialises in magazines about wedding cakes, sugar craft and wedding dresses. This is her first picture book.
Dad's Bug Bear by Peter Dixon
Used - Very Good
Random House Children's Publishers UK
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.