All Afloat on Noah's Boat (Paperback)
Animals of all shapes and sizes abound in this much-loved, funny, alternative take on the story of Noah's Ark . . .
Noah's amazing Rainbow Ark is busy and noisy, and it's not long before the animals begin to get cabin-fever. Clever old Noah hatches a plan for an incredible creature cabaret to get the Ark swinging again. But what amazing act will appear for the finale?
Filled with exciting rhythm and rhyme by Tony Mitton, and bold, bright illustrations by Guy Parker-Rees - illustrator of the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance.
Come and join in the clap-along, dance-along fun!
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.
A pleasure to read—School Librarian
A different take on the Noah story, particularly through the illustrations, which are fantastically vibrant.—The Back to School Bookseller
Combine bright, funny, action-packed pictures with a rap-style rhyming text telling a favourite story, and you get a like this, guaranteed to engage readers of all ages but particularly suited to early years—Booktrust