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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409014003
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

Jungle Jingles



A hugely inventive and hilarious collction of animal poems from this much-loved, bestselling author

The python can unlock its doors
To gape as wide as double doors

Quiet! Don't move a muscle . . . Look! Through that gap in the jungle . . . See! There are real live animals in these poems. Read carefully and you may learn a thing or two. What happens if you fall into a river full of piranha fish? And do man-eating tigers only eat men? Find out in this hugely inventive and hilarious collection of animal poems from the bestselling children's author Dick King-Smith.

  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409014003
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

About the author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children’s books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry’s Mad, Noah’s Brother, The Queen’s Nose, Martin’s Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet’s Hare (winner of the Children’s Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children’s Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children’s literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight. Discover more about Dick King-Smith at: dickkingsmith.com

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