Not so much a story, more a rhyming, cumulative concatenation, is this picture book tale of a zany and increasingly noisy zoo. The hullabaloo begins with a donkey called Drew and it is not long before ten different kinds of animals including a cockatoo, two chimps, bouncing bunnies and many more are adding to the cacophony. And yet there is still one more missing character — who can it be?
No individual is credited as the artist of the incident packed oil pastel illustrations. Produced by The Fenix Factory, they have more than a hint of the animator’s art about them and Drew reminded me very much of Shrek’s asinine travelling companion. A good opportunity for the very young to participate in some movement and noise making activity.