A Mighty Bitey Creature

By Ronda Armitage
Illustrated by Nikki Dyson

A raucous, suspenseful, silly comedy starring jungle favourites Monkey, Zebra, Frog and Lion … and a bottom-biting bush baby!

In this raucous jungle caper illustrated by Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes' Nikki Dyson, something MIGHTY with SUPER-DUPER sharp teeth keeps biting Frog, Monkey and Zebra … right on their bottoms! “Ya-hoooooo!” So, guarding their beautiful behinds, the trio run as fast as they can through the jungle. They’re looking for big, brave King Lion, who just might know what to do… Delicious drama builds before the bottom-biting creature’s identity is finally revealed in this hilarious tale brought brilliantly to life by the read-aloud sound effects of Ronda Armitage and the exuberant, magnificent art of Nikki Dyson.

  • Young readers will love spotting the tiny visual clues throughout that hint to the bottom-biting culprit's mysterious (and surprising!) identity…
  • Has a gentle, sleepy ending, with a great twist on “Don’t let the bedbugs bite” – “Goodnight, sleep tight, and don’t let your teeth bite ANY MORE BOTTOMS.”
  • An exciting debut to our list from Ronda Armitage, who will delight with her lively language, juicy turns of the page and playful storytelling

About the author

Ronda Armitage is the author of many children’s books, including the much-loved Lighthouse Keeper series of stories, illustrated by her husband, David Armitage, A Very Strange Creature, illustrated by Layn Marlow, and The Bungle Jungle Bedtime Kiss, illustrated by Edward Eaves. Born in New Zealand, Ronda now lives in East Sussex. Find her online at Nikki Dyson, since receiving her degree in illustration, has worked for Hallmark and National Geographic Kids, and has illustrated a number of books for children. Her picture books include Zippo the Super Hippo, written by Kes Gray, the Little Golden Books How to Be a Pirate and How to Be a Superhero, two word books, 1000 Animals and 1000 Things to Eat, and Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes, written by Timothy Knapman. Nikki lives in Northamptonshire. Find her online at and on Twitter as @DoodleDyson.

ISBN: 9781406377989
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2018
Dimensions: 240 x 288mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 06/02/18 at 00:27:25
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