Author(s): Camilla de le Bedoyere
Could An Octopus Could Climb A Skyscraper? provides a fun and informative introduction into the life of an Octopus. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. Could An Octopus Climb A Skyscraper will be sure to keep young readers entertained whilst also helping them to understand and retain animal facts. Engaging question and answer format will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts.
'Colourful artwork and higgledy-piggledy type create outlandish scenarios ('What if an octopus went shoe shopping?') to explore animal characteristics. The absurdity is bound to appeal to 6-8 year olds.' -- Sue Unstead Books for Keeps
ALEKSEI BITSKOFF always loved to draw as a child, covering his exercise books in doodles. His illustration for the AOI's Transport For London competition was exhibited in the summer and his story Me and You gained 3rd place in the Macmillan Prize. He has also been highly commended in the Cheltenham Illustration Award. CAMILLA DE LA BEDOYERE was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She has written more than 250 books for children. Camilla is currently Editor of the Children's Page of a British national newspaper.