Sunday Times Books LIVE Community Sign up

Login to Sunday Times Books LIVE

Forgotten password?

Forgotten your password?

Enter your username or email address and we'll send you reset instructions

Sunday Times Books LIVE

NB

@ Sunday Times Books LIVE

Archive for June 5th, 2017

Join all animals tall, short and wide for a wild monkey party with mad monkey rides…

When Elephant receives an invitation to a party he fires up his steam engine for an all African adventure.

More animals join him at each jungle station.

It’s a rollicking trans-continental journey! Along the way they bicker, tell tales and play until they reach the magnificent gates of the Hotel Splendide where the monkeys are waiting with a huge surprise . . .

Told in quirky rhyme with glorious, glowing illustrations this book will enchant children with Africa’s phantasmagorical wildlife.

A postcard blew down on the tropical breeze
And landed near elephant’s large wrinkly knees.

Inviting all animals tall, short and wide
To a wild monkey party with mad monkey rides.
A steam train was waiting to whisk them away
To the Hotel Splendide on Coconut Bay.

At each jungle station and every bush stop
Elephant tooted aloud and a lot.
Calling all animals
As it steamed through the jungle in sunshine and rain.

Animals queued at the red station gate,
Baboon gave out tickets which monkey then ate.

Each carriage was noisy and packed to the brim
With animals on top, but most of them in.





 
 
 
 

All Africa Wildlife Express

Book details


» read article