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Twist and hop minibeast bop

London : Orchard, 2016.
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28 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
Down by the woods, oh, come and see, here in the stump of a fallen tree, there's something strange that's made us stop ... Goodness me! It's a minibeast bop! Everyone's welcome at the minibeast bop! But will poor slow Snail arrive in time?--Website.
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Minibeasts in all their glory gather in this brand-new book from the creators of Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus . Join in with beetles and ladybirds, ants and bees and bugs galore as they dance the night away! But who is missing from the fun . . . will poor slow snail arrive in time? Bug-fans everywhere will enjoy this insect romp - perfect to enjoy both in and out of the classroom; with its read-aloud rhyming text and exuberant illustrations, this is a sure-fire winner from the popular duo, Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees, illustrator of the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance - for pure clap-along, dance-along fun.

Come and join in the fun of reading and copy the bugs' boogie with excellent rhyme and rhythm and bright bold illustrations! A book you will keep coming back to.

Author Notes

Tony Mitton (Author)
Highly-respected poet Tony Mitton has written many titles for children, including the picture books illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees: Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus! , Down by the Cool of the Pool , Spookyrumpus (winner of the Sheffield Book Prize, the Dundee Book Award and the Portsmouth Book Award) and Jolly Olly Octopus among many others. In 2014 Tony won the prestigious CLPE Poetry Award for his retelling of Wayland . Tony spends his time writing, giving poetry performances and visiting primary schools. Tony lives in Cambridge.

Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
Guy Parker-Rees exuberant and energetic illustrations have made him a household name and one of today's bestselling children's illustrators. Notable successes include Giraffes Can't Dance - written by Giles Andreae, a worldwide besteller, and Richard & Judy children's book choice, Spookyrumpus, winner of the Sheffield, Dundee and Portsmouth book awards, and the highly acclaimed All Afloat on Noah's Boat. Guy lives in Brighton with his wife and three sons.