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All the Dear Little Animals


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £7.99 PAGES: 64 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 01/01/2020 ISBN: 9781776572823

All the Dear Little Animals

Ulf Nilsson, illus by Eva Eriksson

Gecko Press

A funny illustrated chapter book about three children who decide someone must bury all the world’s poor dead animals.

Selling points

  • A gently funny, unsentimental story about death in the context of play, from a child’s perspective.
  • Brings together the author and illustrator of two much-loved and bestselling Gecko Press series: My Happy Life and Detective Gordon.
  • Re-release in chapter book format of a Gecko Press classic picture book.


'a funny book about something sad ... Don’t be afraid to read it.' - Ursula Dubosarsky

'The most brilliant book I have seen perhaps in years.' - Kate De Goldi

'strikes a perfect balance between compassion and humour' - Dominion Post

'Highly recommended for all ages—a must for school libraries.' - Magpies

'Sweet, tender, funny and whimsical, this story captures perfectly the child’s perspective' - Sunday Tasmanian


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