A Pandemonium of Parrots and Other Animals (Hardcover)

By Kate Baker, Hui Skipp (Illustrator)

Big Picture Press, 9781536202793, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

From a flamboyance of flamingos to a conspiracy of lemurs, this is a fabulous celebration of creatures from around the world and their weird and wonderful collective names. Catch a glimpse into their fascinating worlds and have fun with the simple search-and-find games on every page. With fresh and offbeat illustrations by new talent Hui Skipp, this is the perfect gift for curious young minds.


About the Author

Kate Baker is a writer and editor of children’s books for all ages on subjects ranging from history and travel to natural history and mythology. Her books include Secrets of the Sea and Walk This Wild World.

Hui Skipp is a London-based illustrator who was born and raised in Taiwan, where she studied sculpture at the prestigious National Taiwan University of Arts. She has worked for several years in graphic design, greeting card creation, and TV set design, developing a vibrant style with a nod to folk art.


Praise For A Pandemonium of Parrots and Other Animals

This nicely culled selection of facts provides glimpses of the chosen animals in an enjoyable and interesting approach.
—Kirkus Reviews

Children who revel in little known facts will find pleasure learning the collective group names of animals, which are covered here in rhyming couplets...A charming addition to large animal collections, with potential for classroom use.
—School Library Journal