Did you know that a daddy gorilla is called a silverback and a baby gorilla is called an infant? Or that a daddy turkey is called a gobbler and a baby turkey is called a poult?
THE DADDY ANIMAL BOOK is an adorable and informative picture book about baby animals and their dads that is perfect for Father's Day, from the author of the CBCA Notable THE BABY ANIMAL BOOK and the bestselling 101 COLLECTIVE NOUNS.
'For those interested in words, and especially those with children who have an enquiring mind and a thirst for knowledge, any book by Tasmanian author and artist Jennifer Cossins is ideal.' Kids' Book Review
'Newborns to 6-year-olds will love these books as well as children who are beginning to read or research alone.' Educate. Empower.
'a most entertaining way for children to practice counting, while learning about fascinating critters that inhabit our world. Highly recommended!' Queensland Reviewers Collective on The Ultimate Animal Counting Book
'Cossins' illustration style is at once so naturalistic yet so fun that you'll want to reach into the page to pat the beagle and give the Chihuahua a treat.' Readings Kids on The Ultimate Animal Counting Book
Jennifer Cossins is a CBCA award-winning artist and writer with a passion for nature, the animal kingdom and all things bright and colourful. A born and bred Tasmanian, Jennifer also designs homewares, textiles and stationery, which she stocks in her store in Hobart, Red Parka. Jennifer's books include A-Z OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS, 101 COLLECTIVE NOUNS, THE BABY ANIMAL BOOK, A-Z OF AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS, THE ULTIMATE ANIMAL COUNTING BOOK, A FLAMBOYANCE OF FLAMINGOS, THE MUMMY ANIMAL BOOK and THE DADDY ANIMAL BOOK.