Animal Rescue

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Look inside: flip the acetate pages!

This is a book in which you become a rescue hero. Simply turn the transparent page and rescue the animals! It’s fun, it’s simple and it’s a gentle introduction to the importance of animal welfare. There are no words in this book so you can choose the words which are right for you. 50p of the sale of each book will go to the Born Free Foundation.

“We can only imagine what it is like to be a tiger, an elephant, a crocodile or a turtle. But we can understand why we need to rescue wild animals in need and protect them. That is what makes us human. This book should be the start of every child’s journey towards a more compassionate future.” Will Travers OBE, President of the Born Free Foundation



Animal Rescue by Patrick George allows you, the reader, to become an animal rescue hero.

It’s a gentle, yet incredibly poignant, introduction to the importance of animal welfare for the younger reader and allows them to choose the right habitat for each animal.

Each page is vivaciously vibrant with pops of colour, undoubtedly appealing to young and emerging readers.

This wordless story invites you to be your own narrator and decide upon which words are right for you.

With the simple but ingenious use of transparent pages, it magically transforms the animal from a clearly inappropriate scenario to a much more appropriate habitat to for the animal, in a non-threatening way. With a turn of the the page we can save our living creature from its awful fate.

I shared this book with a group of children aged 4-5 years old and it was a great introduction to animal welfare for a much younger audience.

The simple, clear artwork allowed us to focus on the main point of each page and the children could clearly identify the right and wrong scenario for each animal.

Lauren St John
It’s a stunning book, so beautifully illustrated and produced, and with such an important message.

Fascinating and original.

Title: Animal Rescue
ISBN: 978-1-908473-12-7
Dimensions: 54pp (including 11 acetates), 220 x 200mm, landscape, hardback
Age: 3+
Published: 12 February 2015

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