Catalogue Number: EP3-J46C
- Author: Tony Mitton
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Books
- Published: 07 June 2012
- ISBN: 9781408311752
Here come the animals, one by one. They're all getting ready for the Jungle Run. Cub turns up to take her place but the others say, 'You're to small to race ...' Cub may be little compared to the other animals, but she's quick and clever and she knows just how to show the rest of the jungle what a winner she is.
Highly-respected poet Tony Mitton has written many titles for children, including the picture books illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees: Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus!, Down by the Cool of the Pool, Spookyrumpus (winner of the Sheffield Book Prize, the Dundee Book Award and the Portsmouth Book Award) and Jolly Olly Octopus amongst many others. In 2014 Tony won the prestigious CLPE Poetry Award for his retelling of Wayland. Tony spends his time writing, giving poetry performances and visiting primary schools. Tony lives in Cambridge. Guy Parker-Rees'exuberant and energetic illustrations have made him a household name and one of today's bestselling children's illustrators. Notable success include Giraffes Can't Dance, a worldwide success and recently a Richard & Judy children's book choice, Spookyrumpus, winner of the Sheffield, Dundee and Portsmouth book awards, and the highly acclaimed All Afloat on Noah's Boat. Guy lives in Brighton with his wife and three young sons.