Skipping home is a piece of cake, when you've got your very own skipping-rope snake! What can a little girl do in the jungle? Play snap with a crocodile? Join the dots on a leopard's spots? Pin the tail on an elephant? Or just pick up a snake and skip all the way home!
Carol Ann Duffy has published many award-winning collections of poetry. Her books for Macmillan include THE WORLD'S WIFE and THE FEMININE GOSPELS for adults, and UNDERWATER FARMYARD (0 333 96064 5) and QUEEN MUNCH AND QUEEN NIBBLE (0 333 96065 3) for children. Lydia Monks' illustration has been widely admired and gained her a bronze award in the Smarties Prize. Lydia's books for Macmillan include MADELEINE, THE CITY PIG and ESMERELDA (0 333 76051 4).