If you want to wiggle like jellyfish, creep and leap like lion, strut like a bold black crow or flutter and flounce like a peacock, this is the book for you. And even if you think you don’t, then a few words from the non stop bop will have you obbling, blobbling and gobbling along with the rest. This is assuredly a compelling, rapping, rhyming invitation to move and make a whole host of sounds and one which most young children find irresistible.
Gardiner’s love of animals radiates from every creature portrayed: her mixed media illustrations are truly poetry in motion. What a pity it does not come with a CD.