Picture Book - It's Mine - Rod Campbell (Author & Illustrator)
Recommended for: Babies/Toddlers/Younger Readers
Another offering from the man who brought you Dear Zoo, once again children can look at a variety of animals (who would happen to go nicely in a zoo), and this time they get more of a chance to guess who is going to pop up next. Each double page contains a small part of the next animal and a little bit of detail (a long nose for an elephant, long neck for a giraffe etc.) to give a hint as to what it might be, which adds to the fun.
The version I read was a board book (much more fun for the youngest children to chew on...), and contained an animal who popped out of the page at the end to give an extra bit of excitement (if I said it was sort of the mane event, would that give you a hint?).
While it's never going to hold the same place in my heart that Dear Zoo does, this shows that Rod Campbell is the undisputed king of fun animal books for children. Read it to your children and enjoy watching them try to guess what the next animal will be.