Review Blog

Nov 23 2011

Itsy-bitsy animals by Margaret Wild and Jan Ormerod

cover image

Little Hare 2011. ISBN 9781921714429.
'This itsy-bitsy kitten likes to pounce and jump.
That itsy-bitsy panda goes bumpity-bump'
This is a delightful introduction to the world of baby animals for the very young, with all sorts of possibilities for acting the parts. And like its companion, Itsy-Bitsy Babies, it has a delightful message to wrap it up. I love the baby tigers curled up with Mother Zebra. The rhyme and rhythm of the language and the clear pictures in subtle colours are perfect partners. Simple, yet sophisticated - it's a winner.
Barbara Braxton

Archived Blog Entries
Latest News
Hugo Award finalists 2019
British Book Awards' Books of the Year shortlists
Waterstones Children's Book Prize
CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals shortlists 2019
Blue Peter Book Awards 2019
Laugh out loud book awards 2019

ReadPlus Features
Print similar authors bookmark
Read similar authors
How to find lesson plans
Sample theme animation

Promote Reading
Free Rights of the Reader Poster
Value of School Libraries