A little while back Hudson was gifted this book by the publisher Orangutan books.
They do a number of different themed books depending on what your child is into.
It is a hardback book and at the beginning is a page designed for someone to sign their name if they are gifting the book.
The book is about a little boy (or girl) who opens his front door one morning and sees a gang of animals waiting to play.
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what the book is about…
It then goes on to talk about each of the animals and what they enjoy. The idea of this is that it shows the differences between each animal but also that these differences are to be celebrated. There are colourful, full-page illustrations that contain plenty of opportunities to have discussions about how it can be good to be different. The book isn’t too long so children won’t get bored and there is some really great use of language. The text is rhyming and there are loads of great adjectives thrown in.
Kids will love the little bits of humour throughout the book such as the hippo with smelly breath or the dung beetle eating poo!
My favourite part of the book is at the end where the little boy has to go home to bed. He says goodnight to all his animal friends and as they say goodnight back they also shout out all the great features of the boy such as ‘he’s kind’, ‘he’s friendly’ and ‘he’s clever’.
To finish off the book is a page for your child to draw pictures of their favourite friends and to explain what makes each of them so special and unique.
who is the animal adventure book suitable for?
I would suggest this book as being most suitable for children aged around 4+ however Hudson is 2 and enjoys looking at the colourful pictures and talking about what the different animals are. He does of course benefit from the language when I read it to him.
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Do you have any of the Orangutan personalised books? Which one is your favourite?