Animal Sounds (Board Books)

By Aurelius Battaglia, Aurelius Battaglia (Illustrator)

Golden Books, 9780375832789, 24pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2005



What does the crow say? Caw Caw
The donkey says hee-haw, hee-haw
The cow says moo-o-o-o-o What do the owls say? Whoo-o-o-o-o

Children will love imitating the sounds each of the animals, birds, and insects make in this colorfully illustrated sturdy board book.

About the Author

Aurelius Battaglia was an American illustrator, writer, and director. The son of Italian immigrants, he began his professional illustration career as a caricaturist before being recognized for his talent and hired by Walt Disney Studios in 1937. There he contributed to such famous animated films as Dumbo, Fantasia, and Pinocchio, the latter of which he is also credited as one of the writers for. In addition to his work in animation, he was also a prolific children's book illustrator from 1947 until the end of his life. He died in 1984.