This book is perfect for primary school libraries and all librarians, whether in school or not... A joy of a book and a worthy addition to any primary school library. School Librarian A compelling volume for encouraging both literacy in its widest sense, and books and libraries in particular. Ibby Link This ingenious book, with Judy Sierra's lively rhyming text, makes reading look fun - always a good thing. Marc Brown's bright cheerful pictures are full of little gems. Carousel A clever librarian quickly attracts a crowd when she launches the mobile library by reading aloud from Dr Seuss. 'In a flash, every beast in the zoo was stampeding / To learn all about this new something called reading.' There are fat books and thin books, funny books and sad books - something for everyone. Soon, all the animals are not only reading but writing too. An entertaining and inspiring introduction to books. Book Ahead 0-7 This beautifully illustrated paperback uses some highly imaginative and amusing rhyming text to tell the story of a mobile library which visits the zoo by mistake and soon instills the reading (and writing) bug in all the animals... This story certainly reinforces the message that there are books to suit all tastes and that everyone will find something they love when they step into a library. Child Care
Judy Sierra holds a PhD in folklore from the University of California. Her poetry collection Antarctic Antics was a best-seller in the USA. She enjoys storytelling and reading books to children in schools. She lives in California. Marc Brown is best known as the creator of US smash sensation Arthur the Aardvark, star of many picture books and a five-time Emmy Award-winning TV show.