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What's Your Favourite Animal?

By Eric Carle

Who would have thought Lucy Cousins's favourite animal is ... a leopard? NOT a mouse! And Eric Carle? He loves CATS! Find out what award-winning author/illustrators' favourite animals are in this stunning new collection from Eric Carle and friends.

Bringing together some of the finest modern children's-book illustrators of our time – Jon Klassen, Eric Carle, Lucy Cousins, Nick Bruel, Susan Jeffers, Steven Kellogg, Tom Litchtenheld, Peter McCarty, Chris Raschka, Peter Sís, Lane Smith, Erin Stead, Rosemary Wells, Mo Willems – Eric Carle asks, “What’s your favourite animal?” and the result is an astonishingly colourful parade of animals, from giraffes with their heads in the clouds to fuzzy dogs and squishy snails. Some artists reveal their choices with a personal story, others with a comic turn; all will undoubtedly inspire children to draw and tell a story about their own favourite animal!

  • The perfect book for any picture-book lover with illustrations from luminaries such as Jon Klassen, Lucy Cousins, Mo Willems and Eric Carle.
  • The first of two fantastic picture books from Eric Carle and friends - look out for What's Your Favourite Colour?... coming soon!
  • Children will want to draw and tell a story about their own favourite animal after reading this collection.

About the author

Eric Carle is the renowned children's-book author and illustrator, most famous for his picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 30 languages worldwide. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books including Brown Bear, Brown Bear and What Do You See? and more than 71 million copies of his books have sold around the world. He is also the founder of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization set up to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books, to which all the royalties from this book will go.

About the illustrator

This collection features original artwork from 14 amazing picture-book artists: Jon Klassen, Eric Carle, Lucy Cousins, Nick Bruel, Susan Jeffers, Steven Kellogg, Tom Litchtenheld, Peter McCarty, Chris Raschka, Peter Sís, Lane Smith, Erin Stead, Rosemary Wells and Mo Willems.

ISBN: 9781406360004
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: March 1, 2015
Dimensions: 229 x 286mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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