“You can’t take an elephant on the bus…
It would simply cause a terrible fuss!
Elephants’ bottoms are heavy and flat,
and would certainly squash the seats quite flat.”
We particularly enjoyed this spread of the tiger travelling by train with the sleeping, open-mouthed passenger to its left and the city slicker to its right, far too caught-up in his phone conversation to notice his ferocious, furry fellow traveller.
From the illustrator of the Mr Gum books, David Tazzyman colourfully injects a layer of visual humour which supports and complements the humour in each verse.
From whales on bikes to a hippo in a hot air balloon, we thoroughly enjoyed anticipating which animal might come next and what their particular mode of transport might be.
This is a great story for young and emerging readers and one that we will be revisiting again.