Old Mcdonald had a zoo. {Children's book review}


old mcdonald had a zoo
Old Macdonald had a zoo by Curtis Jobling & Tom Mclaughlin

Roll up, roll up! Read all about it! Elderly farmer wins lottery!

Old MacDonald, of MacDonald's Farm, is the talk of the cattle market and the most eligible pensioner in the paddock. With wellington boots, a jaunty flat cap and a spanking new muck-thrower topping his shopping list, lottery winner Old MacDonald has one million pounds burning a hole in his dungarees. He just needs to find the right things to spend it on...
Find out what happens when Old MacDonald wins the lottery, sells his farm and buys a zoo. And what a zoo it is...
Old MacDonald had a zoo, ee aye, ee aye, whooooooaaaahhhhh!
"Old MacDonald had a Zoo is terrific!" Lorraine Kelly

Publication date:
27 March 2014
Format: Paperback
Age range: 3+
Price: £6.99

Old MAcdonald

Ellie and I couldn't wait to read this book together, she loves reading just as much as I do! She is a proper little book worm and her reading has come a long way the past few months! There's nothing she would rather do than read a book! 'Old Macdonald had a zoo' was no exception. 
Ellie loved the story of this book and as we were reading we sang the tune to the words of 'Old Macdonald' "It's like old macdonalds farm rhyme about a zoo instead" Ellie said! 

old macdonald had a zoo

It's a really lovely picture book, beautifully illustrated and easy enough for Ellie to read on her own (well mostly!), she's six years old and loved reading this book! 
Her favourite part of the book was 'with a stomp stomp here...' this page had a lovely pop up page or 'flip-tastic flap' which Ellie thought was great! This book has other flaps, too! Which is a great way to keep the kids interested in the book! It really is a lovely story. 
We giggled our way thru this lovely book. 
We would recommend this book. 
You can purchase this book from EgmontUK. 

Sarah xXx 

We received a copy of this book for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own, honest, personal opinion. I was not paid for this review.

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  1. Aw we used to LOVE pop up books. Sounds like a great read :)

  2. what a brilliant take on a classic nursery rhyme!! thanks for linking up with #ReadWithMe I have pinned and tweeted this post x

  3. Oh, this does look good. My son loves Old Macdonald, and adores his zoo animals and life the flap books, so I'm thinking we need this one! Thanks #Tried&Tested

  4. What a brilliant idea... think I'll be investing. Baby loves animal pictures x

  5. That sounds a great book....It did make me giggle a bit that Old McDonald won the lottery! hehehe

  6. That looks a fab book - my little boy is five and this looks right up his street. Will look it up.



  7. This looks like a lot of fun - great book for sharing! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

  8. Ah this book looks great. They certainly look engrossed :) x x

  9. My boy is always free styling with his hop farm animals, we'll have to get him this. Lovely review :)

  10. We love books that you can
    Join in with. Sounds fun and I like the look
    Of the illustrations too. #KLTR

  11. This review was good timing. I've been singing the farm version of Old MacDonald with my grandchildren so I'm sure they'll appreciate this book.

  12. This sounds like great fun to me. #KLTR

  13. Oh this looks like a fantastic book - really fun and great illustrations.
    Thanks for linking up to #kltr


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