A Lark in the Ark

A Lark in the Ark

By Peter Bently; Lynne Chapman (Illustrator)

Egmont Books (UK), Paperback, 9781405225502, 24pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

Noah can t find so much as a feather, although he's searched the ark from top to bottom for his playmates. There's only one place left they could be, and that's the room with the sign on the door that says NO ANIMALS Mr. and Mrs. Noah's bedroom. When Noah opens the door, the room is suspiciously empty . . . "But who's that wriggling under the duvet? " "Llamas in pyjamas and baboons in pink pantaloons " "" "And who's that squashed behind the chest of drawers? " "Bears in flares and wombats in combats " "" "" Lift25 double-sided flaps and a large fold-out flap on the final pageto reveal the animals hiding, dressedridiculously in Mr. and Mrs. Noah's clothes

About the Author
Peter Bently is the author of many books for young readers, including "King Jack and the Dragon", illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, which the "New York Times" called "at once contemporary and classic." His "Cats Ahoy! "received the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in his native England. Peter lives in Devon, England, with his wife and two children.

Lynne Chapman has worked as a freelance illustrator for 18 years and spends time outside the studio visiting schools and libraries. She lives in Sheffield, England.