Details: Product Description 'I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet . . .' Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike ever since it was first published in 1982. Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent – a monkey, a lion and even an elephant! But will they ever manage to send the perfect pet? With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf – and the thick card pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it perfect for small hands. Review Preschool classic., The Bookseller A delight to read again and again., The Independent Dear Zoo is a classic that children never seem to tire of and is always a pleasure to read., The Sun This truly is a board book classic that takes me right back to my own childhood. It is heart-warming to read the book with my own children and see them experience that same joy I once did, lifting the flaps, spotting Sam and making animal sounds -- Rachael Davis, Picture Book Perfect About the Author Rod Campbell has been writing and illustrating children's books for over 25 years. Best known for his classic lift-the-flap book, DEAR ZOO, he is also the creator of the much-loved preschool character Buster. Ingeniously simple, with touches of gentle humour, Rod's books are loved by children, parents and teachers alike.