RAINFORESTS & JUNGLES

Go wild with these adventurous books... 

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AFRICA & SAFARI

Wild by Emily Hughes

A little girl who has known nothing but nature from birth. She was taught to talk by birds, to eat by bears, and to play by foxes. But one day she is snared by some very strange animals that look like her, but they don't talk right, eat right, or play correctly. Now she lives in the comfort of civilization. But will civilization get comfortable with her?

Monkey Puzzle

by Julia Donaldson

Follow lost baby Monkey as he encounters all sorts of (the wrong!) animals on his search to find his mum. A clever and funny rhyming book that also introduces an array of jungle animals through fantastic illustrations.

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Tiger Tiger 

by Jonny Lambert

Old Tiger’s world is dull and grey, and all he wants to do is snooze the day away. But little Cub is having none of it! With bold and stylish illustrations, Tiger Tiger is a celebration of light and colour with an array of fantastic jungle animals.

The Secret Life of a Tiger

by Przemyslaw Wechterowicz 

By day, Tiger is a cat with simple pleasures. But by night his secret life is revealed – and it's very surprising! Find out about Tiger's unexpected hobby in this funny, warm-hearted book that reminds us that sometimes animals (and people) behave in unexpected ways.

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Flip Flap Jungle 

by Axel Scheffler

What do you get if you cross a gorilla with a chameleon? Yes, that would be an goeleon, of course! A silly but compelling book that will prompt creative thinking and descriptive writing. What new jungle animal can you create? 

Little Kids First Big Book of the Rain Forest by National Geographic kids

A delightful, age-appropriate introduction to tropical rain forest creatures big and small. Explore facts about the creatures' sizes, diets and homes, with a map of tropical rain forests around the world showing where the animals are found.

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Over in the Jungle

by Marianne Berkes

Sing, clap, and count your way among enchanting rainforest animals This rainforest is teeming with monkeys that hoot, ocelots that pounce and parrots that squawk! It won't take much to have your class hooting and squawking too.

Once Upon a Jungle

by Laura Knowles

Step inside the wild and colourful jungle with this richly illustrated book that introduces the food chain concept through simple, poetic language. Learn how the circle of life allows the jungle ecosystem to flourish, and see how many animals you can spot hiding along the way.

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Night Monkey Day Monkey 

by Julia Donaldson

Night Monkey and Day Monkey don’t think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other's opposite worlds, exploring the jungle around them, they learn a lot - and they also learn to be the best of friends. 

We're Roaming in the Rainforest: An Amazon Adventure 

by Laurie Krebs

Three children embark on a day-long trek through the rainforest, discovering all sorts of exotic creatures in their natural habitats.

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Rumble in the Jungle 

by Giles Andreae

Your class will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with all the rhymes, as they discover lots of exciting jungle animals - including lions, elephants, chimpanzees, zebras, hippos and more!