Abandoned by his bossy wife and children, old Mr Ape finds himself living all alone in his huge and rambling house. And then he gets a brilliant idea: he can fill the house with animals, the pets his wife and children would never let him have. But pets have a habit of increasing and increasing and soon every room is stuffed to the brim with animals. Something has to change...
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(194mm x 130mm x 8mm)
Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
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Author Biography - Dick King-Smith
DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work.