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Special Markets - Random House Gift Books - Fall 2018

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A Pandemonium of Parrots and Other Animals
By (author): Kate Baker Illustrated by: Hui Skipp
9781536202793 Hardcover English Juvenile: Age (years) from 7 - 9, Grade (US) from 2 - 4 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General Sep 25, 2018
$22.99 CAD
Active 9.56 x 12.13 x 0.38 in 32 pages Candlewick Big Picture Press
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.

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.

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

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