Happy Birthday Chimp and Zee

By Catherine and Laurence Anholt

Synopsis

Chimp and Zee are monkeying about once more. This time it is the twins' birthday party, but will they get there in time? Presents, games, fun and frolics.

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Review

Lovable twins, Chimp and Zee, are back to celebrate their birthday and they are going bananas with excitement. Predictable - and unpredictable - birthday surprises follow for the twins and their friends ending in a glorious fold-out birthday surprise for everyone to enjoy. A wonderful expression of birthday delight. Book Ahead 0-7 A charming sibling saga, with lots of detail to spot in the sweet illustrations. Junior A fun read, through an engaging narrative and delightful illustrations. Books for Keeps A lively fun book perfect for readers who want to try words out for themselves. School Librarian Colourful and witty, this storybook reads aloud well, revolving around a typical family situation which young people recognise and love. Carousel

Author Biography

Catherine Anholt and her husband Laurence are a husband-and-wife team who have worked together on more than 60 picture books, published all over the world in more than 17 different languages. Their picture books - including the Chimp and Zee series - have won numerous awards and have been featured on television and radio. Catherine grew up in the Cotswolds as one of a family of eight. After a brief nursing career, she found her true vocation as an artist at Falmouth Art School, leaving to take an MA at the Royal College of Art in London. To visit the Anholts' website click here Laurence Anholt is part of a husband-and-wife team who have worked together on more than 60 picture books, published all over the world in more than 17 different languages. Their picture books - including the Chimp and Zee series - have won numerous awards and have been featured on television and radio. Laurence has been described by William Watt as one of the most versatile authors writing for children today. He was brought up mainly in Holland where he developed a lasting passion for art. He is a much sought after public speaker, appearing at conferences such as the European Council of International Schools Conference, the Northern Children's Book Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. To visit the Anholts' website click here