Zoom, Zoom, Zoom!

Publisher: Child's Play International Ltd

The blend of rhyme, repetition and alliteration is a recipe almost guaranteed to attract a toddler, especially when accompanied by bright, appealing human faces. This delightful board book combines all these elements, along with a rocket theme for added excitement.

We see a group of children enthusiastically daubing generous blobs of messy paint onto homemade rockets. The unassuming verse slowly builds to a jubilant crescendo with the words, 'five, four, three, two, one…BLAST OFF!', as they zoom off on some imaginary space adventure.

The size and format is ideal for very young book-lovers to enjoy with their adults. The layout is bold and well balanced, the palette bright yet delicate, and the font attractive and accessible. Annie Kubler’s trademark artwork features a diverse cast of endearing characters, and a sporty wheelchair-user, glasses, a hearing aid and an eye patch are all naturally and casually included. Particularly pleasing is a child who has converted his wheelchair into a rocket on the back cover!

Optional sheet music is provided, although the rhyme also works perfectly well without its official tune.

This is one of a series of nursery rhyme board books, all of which are quite simply perfect for a baby or toddler.

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