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The Park in the Dark

Written by Martin Waddell & illustrated by Barbara Firth
Published by Gardners Books
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Sep 30, 2002
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A hugely endearing picture book from the makers of the Big Bear and Little Bear series. When the sun goes down and the moon comes up, the toy monkey and his friends, Loopy the elephant and Little Gee the dog, creep softly out of the bedroom, down the stairs and through the dark hall on their way to the deserted park. The park’s an exciting place to be after dark, though a little bit scary - especially when the Thing (a night train) hurtles out of the darkness, seeming to chase them. Then the three friends run all the way home and jump back into bed, safe and sound once more. Now a classic story, The Park in the Dark won the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award and has now been reissued to appeal to a new generation of young children.

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Themes:
apes and monkeys
Genres:
fiction

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780744594089
Publication Date:
September 30, 2002
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0744594081

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