Tiptoe, tiger! Tara the tiger cub is wide awake and wants to play. But Tara’s bouncing and pouncing keeps scaring all the other jungle animals away. Help Tara tread quietly through the jungle so that she can make her way home to her mom and settle down for bed.
About the Author
Jane Clarke is the author of more than seventy books for young children, including Who Woke the Baby?, I Saw Anaconda, Neon Leon, Firefly Home, and Leap Frog. She enjoys visiting schools and loves animals, country walks, fossil hunts, meeting up with her sons and their families in the UK and US, and having fun with her grandchildren. Jane Clarke lives in Kent, England.
Britta Teckentrup has created more than thirty books, many of which have been translated into other languages. Her illustrations have appeared in magazines and on housewares, clothes, and packaging. She lives and works in Berlin with her artist husband; her son, Vincent; and their cat.
Criteria for a toddler book is simple: they should be short with a bouncy read-aloud rhythm, interesting illustrations, and maybe include an educational component. This book hits the mark on every element. The rhymes are fun to say and trip off the tongue. Each page contains exciting interactive elements that teach color identification, counting, volume control, and so much more. It’s perfectly paced and designed to help children connect with the act of reading. . . The illustrations are basic but lush, a colorful jungle world prepared for a child to get lost in. . . truly joyful. —School Library Journal (starred review)
Interactive. . . For those who need one more pounce before bed. —Kirkus Reviews