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By: Joanne Morgan

Zoo Buddies

Pages: 34 Ratings: 5.0
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It is the chimps' birthday and the Zoo Buddies are busy organising a surprise party for them, but will everything go to plan? And will their friends keep the Chimps away long enough to pull off the surprise? 

The first in an exciting new series of Zoo Buddies adventures for all the family to enjoy.

Dr Joanne Morgan is a senior clinical psychologist working in Ireland within children’s services. She is very passionate about helping children develop into resilient, confident, solution-focused and compassionate young people. She strives through her books to promote positive psychology themes such as sharing, friendship, effective problem solving and empathy. She hopes that by reading these books to your children, they can enjoy the fun and adventure that transpires as well as developing these life skills that will help them throughout their development.  

Customer Reviews
5.0
6 reviews
6 reviews
  • Penny Craven

    This beautifully illustrated group of Zoo Buddies tell a wonderful story of friendship and working together to create a memorable suprise birthday party for Chimp's. This is the perfect read for younger children.

  • Peacefulmothering

    The illustrations are super cute with great vocabulary for kids. No doubt the book has an immense ability to catch the attention of little readers out there!

  • Readingwith2boys

    We loved reading the book together and even Kabir joined in & enjoyed looking at the bright pictures and pointing at different animals. It's a lovely story to teach children about the importance of teamwork, sharing & caring for a friend.

  • what_the_wild_things_read

    We read this book A LOT in the lead-up to my wild things 3rd birthday; it got him really excited for his big day!

    The zoo animals are arranging a surprise party for the chimps but can they keep it secret?

  • crossroadreview

    Annie says that this one would be great for early readers and fun reading time. With a cute story and colorful artwork, readers are sure to enjoy it.

  • Julia Wilson

    Zoo Buddies The Chimps Surprise Party by Joanne Morgan is the most delightful book for the under-fives.
    It is beautifully illustrated by Angelika Scudamore who has put so much detail into each page – including a small caterpillar called Clive who is hiding on every page. I just could not turn over until I had found him! All the zoo buddies are colorful with friendly faces drawing the reader in. Each page is there to be savoured.
    The story is simple and easily understood – planning a surprise party means all the animals must work together to ensure success.
    I absolutely loved the zoo buddies and am glad to see it is the first in a new series. Every nursery and home with young children should have a copy, not just because it is beautiful but because it could entertain for hours.
    I think zoo buddies would easily translate into a cartoon or C.G.I., complete with merchandise. Imagine if your little one could take a cuddly zoo buddy to bed.
    I received a free copy from the publishers. A favorable review was not required. All opinions are my own.

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