Picken: Mix and Match the Farm Animals
Mix and match the split pages of this ingenious board book to make your own amazing farmyard creatures! Mary Murphy's brilliant split page board book is perfect for helping little ones learn to mix and match. What do you call a cross between a lamb and a calf? How on earth do you make a "googlet"? Children will love to mix up the heads and tails of different farmyard animals to invent hilarious new ones, while developing their matching skills as they work out how the animals should look. Mary Murphy's adorable creatures and colourful art style are sure to delight readers and help develop a lifelong love of books.
"Essentially this is a game in a book and with Mary Murphy's bold, bright illustrations, a delightful one at that. In addition, it's a wonderfully playful way to develop some sound/symbol associations." Red Reading Hub "Mix and match the split pages of this ingenious board book to make your own amazing farmyard creatures! So whether it's a Picken or a caglet or a chicken or a piglet babies and toddlers will roar with laughter as they test their matching skills and imaginative play to create animals as they really do look and indeed ones they've created themselves!" LoveReading January 2017 Book of the Month
Mary Murphy is the author-illustrator of Baby Walker board books: Crocopotamus, Mouse Is Small and Are You My Mummy? She has also created numerous picture book titles including, A Kiss Like This, How Kind!, Little Owl and the Star, I Kissed the Baby, Good Night Like This and Utterly Lovely One, as well as the Little Penguin series. She lives in Galway, Ireland.