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Lollipop and Grandpa’s Back Garden Safari

Lollipop and Grandpa’s Back Garden Safari

About the Book

Author: Penelope Harper and Cate James

Age Range: 3-5 Years 5-7 Years

Publisher: Phoenix Yard

Price: £6.99, paperback

Review

You don’t have to travel to exotic locations in search of thrilling adventures, as long as you have a back garden and a well-fed imagination.

This quirky story cleverly takes the way that fear of the unknown can turn piles of clothes into monsters in the cupboard, and flips it around – so the eponymous heroine deliberately makes fearsome creatures of logs, hosepipes and the washing line, while her playful grandparent adds a suitably gruesome commentary.

A familiar environment is a great place to experiment with and take control of scary feelings; once you’ve shared Lollipop and Grandpa’s safari, why not plan an expedition of your own (but don’t forget to watch out for the chimpan-trees)?

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