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Rod Campbell

Rod Campbell has written and illustrated many innovative children's books including classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo, bestselling board book Oh Dear! and a series of titles featuring much-loved preschool character Buster. Ingeniously simple, with touches of gentle humour, Rod's books are loved by children, parents and teachers alike.



Rod Campbell Books

  • DZO2 Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has been published in a sturdy board book format to suit very young children. The lively illustrations, simple story and engaging lift-the-flap fun guarantee the book's toddler appeal.

    With its repetition and appealing illustrations, this is bound to be a favourite choice at bedtime for toddlers from 1 and over.
  • ODA2 Toddlers
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    From Rod Campbell, the author of Dear Zoo, Oh Dear! has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents since it was first published 35 years ago.

    It tells the story of Buster, who's gone to stay with his grandma on the farm. He needs to find some eggs for breakfast, but when he ends up in the stable, he realises he's in the wrong place. Toddlers will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster all around the farm.

    With its interactive approach, bright artwork, simple text and chunky pages, this is a brilliantly sturdy and fun book for any child who loves the animals of the farm.
  • DZB2 Babies
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    One of Rod Campell's best loved children's picture books, Dear Zoo, has been adapted to win even more fans! A letter written to the zoo requesting a pet returns a series of large, scary and unsuitable pets until finally the perfect pet is despatched.

    Toddlers and babies will have great fun guessing the next crazy offering from the zoo and turning the chunky pages of this mini board book themselves. Suitable from 0+.
  • AGMAY 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Rod Campbell's bestselling and much loved classic picture book, Dear Zoo. What kind of pet would you like from the zoo? An elephant, a lion, a snake - or something a bit smaller, and cuddlier and playful? Lift the flaps and see what has been sent - it's bound to be a surprise! And just when you think they'll never get it right, they send the very best, most perfect pet of all...A bestselling lift-the-flap book for more than twenty-five years, Dear Zoo is a perennial favourite and is regarded as a classic. Rod Campbell is the creator of many brilliant novelty books for babies and toddlers including ABC Zoo, Farm Babies, Farm Chase, Farm 123 and Noisy Farm as well as Dear Zoo, regarded as a classic. Other books by Rod Campbell: Dear Santa; Dear Zoo; ABC Zoo; Oh Dear!; It's Mine!; I'm Hungry!; I Won't Bite!; Baby's Busy Book; My Presents; Noisy Farm; Farm 123; Farm Babies; Buster's Day; Buster's Zoo; Here's Buster, but Where's Teddy?; Buster Goes to Playschool; Buster Gets Dressed; Buster Keeps Warm; Buster's Bedtim; The Pop-Up Farm; and, The Pop-Up Jungle.
  • AMDHP Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of DEAR ZOO, has been a trusted name in early learning for over 30 years and Macmillan is proud to publish EARLY STARTERS, his 'first concepts' series for toddlers. Every book in the series supports the learning and discovery of a key theme and uses carefully selected novelty elements to encourage participation and fun. ABC is a first alphabet book that introduces your child to letters and sounds. There are chunky, tabbed pages to turn as they learn about the alphabet with the help of a gently rhyming story and a collection of farm and zoo animals. Also available: 123, WHAT'S THAT?, HOW MANY?, MY DAY and CAN YOU?
  • AMDHQ Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of DEAR ZOO, has been a trusted name in early learning for over 30 years and Macmillan is proud to publish EARLY STARTERS, his 'first concepts' series for toddlers. Every book in the series supports the learning and discovery of a key theme and uses carefully selected novelty elements to encourage participation and fun. 123 is a first numbers book that introduces your child to counting from one to ten. There are chunky, tabbed pages to turn as they count with the help of a gently rhyming story and a collection of farm animals. Also available: ABC, WHAT'S THAT?, HOW MANY?, MY DAY and CAN YOU?
  • ASQFH Babies
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty years. Animal Rhymes is is bursting with rhymes and games to share with your toddler and features both classic and original nursery rhymes from Rod Campbell. With lots of animal friends, and flaps to lift on every page, there's so much to discover - and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
  • ASQNX Babies
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty years. Nursery Rhymes is is bursting with rhymes and games to share with your toddler and features both classic and original nursery rhymes from Rod Campbell. With flaps to lift on every page, there's so much to discover - and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
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    Rod Campbell's preschool classic Dear Zoo has been a firm favourite with children and parents alike ever since it was first published in 1982. Now even very young children can join in the fun and draw their own zoo! Toddlers will be kept busy for hours drawing, colouring and doodling all the animals from the original story in The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book. It's packed full of simple activities that are perfectly pitched for preschoolers: can you draw bananas for the naughty monkey, or give the fierce lion big sharp teeth? With large square pages, extra thick paper and lots and lots of animals, The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book is a fun and satisfying introduction to learning to draw.
  • ATAUP Babies
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    Even very little toddlers will love turning the die-cut pages of this buggy book and discovering all the different shapes and sizes of these cute baby animals. Use the handy strap and clip to attach this sturdy board book to your buggy and take it with you wherever you go!
  • ATAUR Babies
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    Visiting the farm is a favourite activity for many toddlers. This charming book takes us on a chase around the farm including lots of animals to name and many farmyard noises to join in with. Then there's a lovely novelty ending - flaps to lift to find the tiny sleeping mouse. Shhh! A perfect book for sharing with a baby or toddler.
  • ATAUV 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Lift the flaps to see what the zoo has sent: the perfect pet - in the end!
  • ATAUQ Babies
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    A wonderful new board book version of FARM BABIES by the author of Dear Zoo. This charming book has lots of baby animals to see and count, sturdy pages, rounded corners and fluffy chicks to stroke! This really is a must-have for all babies and toddlers!
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    Rod Campbell has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty years. In Henry's Ball toddlers can follow Henry the dog as he goes into the garden to find his ball, and spot lots of friendly animals along the way. With bright, bold artwork, a satisfying pop-up ending and lots of familiar animals, Henry's Ball is a hide-and-seek story that is sure to keep young children entertained for hours - and the thick card pages and chunky cased cover make it great for small hands.
  • AQPRP Toddlers
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    Buster and Teddy go everywhere together. Today Buster is helping around the house, but where's Teddy? This search-and-find story from the creator of Dear Zoo is sure to delight young children, with a satisfying lift-the-flap ending and a teddy to spot in every scene! Look out for more novelty books from Rod Campbell: Noisy Farm, Farm 123, ABC Zoo, Oh Dear! and My Presents.
  • AQXVW Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over 30 years and Macmillan is proud to publish Early Starters, his 'first concepts' series for toddlers. Every book in the series supports the learning and discovery of a key theme and is carefully designed to encourage participation and fun. Who's That? is a first words book that introduces your child to favourite and familiar animals. There are clear, bright pictures of all kinds of animals, perfect for encouraging recognition and speech development. The carefully-selected photographs are specially chosen to show what animals really look like, helping your child link words to images and expand their vocabulary.This classic point-and-say book is sure to become a nursery favourite.
  • AQXVX Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over 30 years and Macmillan is proud to publish Early Starters, his 'first concepts' series for toddlers. Every book in the series supports the learning and discovery of a key theme and is carefully designed to encourage participation and fun. Let's Name! is a first words book that introduces your child to household objects from playtime, bedtime, bathtime and mealtimes. There are clear, bright pictures of all kinds of familiar everyday things to be found around the home, perfect for encouraging recognition and speech development. The carefully-selected photographs are specially chosen to show what objects really look like, helping your child link words to objects and expand their vocabulary. This classic point-and-say book is sure to become a nursery favourite.
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    I have a dog called Henry. I love him a lot ...But Henry isn't always a well-behaved dog, and in this story he makes all sorts of mischief: chasing the cat, knocking over the plants and even making a little puddle on the carpet ...Naughty Henry! Rod Campbell, the creator of Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in preschool books for over 30 years. Meet the lovable Henry in Naughty Henry - a character story book with a text that is a joy to read aloud and a pull-tab on every spread so children can make Henry run, jump and wag his tail. Destined to be a future classic.
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    Even very little toddlers will love turning the die-cut pages of this buggy book and discovering all the different shapes and sizes of these dinosaurs. Use the handy strap and clip to attach this sturdy board book to your buggy and take it with you wherever you go!
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    From Rod Campbell, the creator of the bestselling Dear Zoo, The First Christmas is a simple, warm retelling of the Christmas story and has easy-to-follow sentences and bright, appealing artwork, making it perfect for young children. Sure to become a family favourite, this is a nativity story to be shared and loved at Christmastime year after year. Presented in a sturdy cased board book, with a beautiful shiny star that toddlers will love on the cover.
  • ALZAQ Toddlers
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    It's my birthday! I'm having a party. All my friends have brought presents ...shall we open them? Lift the flaps and find out what's inside all the presents. Then open the very last one and look inside the basket to find the best present of all! This lift-the-flap story from the creator of preschool classic DEAR ZOO is sure to delight young children -- and would make the perfect birthday gift. Look out for more lift-the-flap books from Rod Campbell: NOISY FARM, FARM 123, ABC ZOO, OH DEAR! and IT'S MINE!
  • ALTTD Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book, a favourite with toddlers ever since it was first published in 1982, is now available in a beautiful gift set accompanied by a soft and cuddly Dear Zoo lion toy. DEAR ZOO BOOK AND TOY GIFT SET is presented in charming and stylish packaging and makes an ideal present for Christmas, birthdays or any time at all! What will the zoo send you?
  • DRZO Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has long been a favourite with toddlers as they get to meet a host of friendly animals. This large-format version of the classic book makes bright and bold illustrations bigger and even more appealing.

    Sure to quickly become a bedtime favourite, this is a must-have addition to every child's bookshelf.
  • AWLNG Babies
    Babies
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty years. Children will love discovering the different touch and feel textures on every page as they follow chick around the farm and meet all her animal friends in Fluffy Chick. Stroke the woolly lamb, feel the cow's smooth horns and then lift the flap at the end to find out who is hiding under mother hen's wing! With bright, bold artwork, a lift-the-flap ending and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Fluffy Chick is a perfect first farm animal story book - and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and touch and feel patches make it great for small hands.