Animal Families: Forest

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Exciting new series of lift-the-flap board books introducing the concept of family. 

Find out the different names for mummy and daddy animals in the forest - and then lift the flap to find the babies! A striking, satisfying introduction to animal families, with screen-printed artwork from Jane Ormes and bold neon ink to capture the attention and imagination of babies and toddlers. 

About the Author

When Jane was 6 years old she won a prize for a drawing of a circus ring but the teacher held it upside down when showing it to the whole school at assembly, and Jane was furious. It was obvious those lions were upside down!!! She went on to complete a degree in Surface Pattern design which lead to commissions for ceramics, textiles, greetings cards and illustration. Jane's real love is for screen printing (a process in which each colour is printed by hand separately to build up an image). 

She is the messiest screen printer in the studio and gets ink in her hair, on her face and on her shoes. Jane loves shoes. Animals in absurd situations often feature in her work which has a decorative, often pattern-like quality. One Christmas Day Jane spotted one of her Christmas card designs on the Royal Desk during the Queens speech. Jane lives in Bristol with her two children and her husband Paul.

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