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Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle!

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Look up, look down, look out for the colourful birds, the gentle giants, and the big cats in the jungles of the world and read about the wild animals of the jungle if you dare with DK Reader Jungle Animals!

DK's innovative range of graded readers combines a highly visual approach with non-fiction narratives and fun facts that children will want to read.

DK Reader Jungle Animals is a level 1 reader, Learning to Read, offering a delightful narrative for young children to encourage an interest in and desire to read. Simple sentences are used with an emphasis on frequently used words with strong visual clues and labels introducing and reinforcing vocabulary.

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This is Book 8 in the DK Readers Level 1 Series. See all DK Readers Level 1 books here.

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11th March '17
I read it myself (an adult) & to Bob2 aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
What a wonderful book to introduce non-fiction texts to a young reader!  This book is level 1 from the DK 'learn to read' series, and is aimed at around the age a child is about to start / has started Year R.  It's packed full of colourful photographs - perfect to lead into discussions about what the child can find in the photo (I really liked pages 4/5 where the animals were partially hidden - great for a game of 'hide and seek animals'!)  The book covers jungle animals such as parrots, sun bears, giant anteaters, tarantulas and jaguars.  My 5 year old loved me reading the information about the jungle animals to him, but he was very pleased to be able to read some of the key Year R words in the book to me too!  It has a basic glossary and index which are very good for a beginning reader to explore how a non-fiction text works.
It's definitely a book for either boys or girls, and would be a great addition to any home book shelf!  
9th August '17
I read it to Jaanu aged 5 aged 5
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
Fun and educational book about animals. It is full of interesting facts and photos. 
11th March '17
Brobee read it themselves aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
This is a perfect book for very young readers to use independently. It's got some wonderful photographs of animals and easy to read sentences on each page. It is a great introduction to non-fiction.
19th March '17
I read it to B.hubbard aged 3 aged 3 & to J.hubbard aged 1 aged 1
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
This is a nice little book for small hands, there are not too many pages so it is easy to keep your child's attention. The pictures are really sharp and clear. It is a good book to introduce children to jungle animals and my two really enjoy looking though the book on their own.
25th March '17
Noah read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
'I think this is a really good book. There were a lot of cool animals and I got to learn about what they look like, how they move and where they live. There is lots of information about the animals. My favourite animal was the giant anteater because their snout looks funny. The pictures are really good and help to show me what the animals look like.'

This DK book is great. It is level 1 in the series which means it is suitable for those who are learning to read. The sentences are simple and short and there are lots of amazing photographs of the different animals. The book introduces the reader to the jungle and then focuses on lots of different animals that live there. At the end there is a very handy glossary that helps explain any of the trickier words in the text such as 'snout'. The simple text and great pictures combined with lots of animal facts make it a great learning tool for young readers. We would definitely recommend this book and would love to read more in the DK series.
14th March '17
Emarson read it themselves aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
Wonderful pictures, clear what animal each page is about. Some good basic facts about the animals that children will be able to remember.  Slightly too much text for level 1 readers however not too much to put children off trying. 

Ewan loves to pick this book up and read to himself by using the pictures to tell me things about the animals.  
9th March '17
I read it to Rubiroo aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
My daughter was very excited to open this book. Perfect size for her to hold and turn the pages herself. Packed with facts about animals some she hadn't heard of some she learnt new facts about. The first page enter the jungle was fantastic illustrations she loved spotting the animals and naming them. Lovely book for her to start on her reading journey. Short facts brilliant pictures. 
A book that brought questions and conversations out and facts she can share with family and friends.
We loved it and will definitely looking for more level one books for her to enjoy. 
10th March '17
I read it to beardy aged 3 aged 3
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
This book was a instant hit for my 3 year old animal mad little boy :)
Great picture book and will be also great to help learn to read when we get that far.
But son loves me reading it to him and he enjoys turning the pages and showing me the animals and the sounds they all make lol
Great learning book too and will be a favourite for a long time.
Perfect for any lil ones like my son who are animal mad :)
10th March '17
I read it to LucasChops aged 5 aged 5
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
A great little book - not too long and hardcover so will be long lasting in little hands.  It has large type and simple words that were perfect for Lucas to read himself.  The photographs are bright and vibrant with some brilliant close ups.  You get to really see the feathers on the parrot, long claws on the bear and piercing eyes of the tiger.  We both especially loved the first pages where you had to spot all the animals "hiding" in the jungle.  A fab book for early readers and for talking about together.
10th March '17
I read it to FreddyBoggis aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
This is a nice little hard back book, with lots of nice pictures. My little boy loves animals, so he really enjoyed it. It is also perfect for helping him learn to read, With short text. Overall a really good book.
15th March '17
I read it to Oscar10 aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
Perfect stage 1 book for learner readers , my son age 4 loved this book very short but great for starting off with new words. 

Great facts about animals x
10th March '17
I read it to Ibby aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
5 stars
This is a brilliant book to get if your child is in reception and learning to read. The book is level 1 - so ideal for early readers. There are lots of words with 'ff', 'ck', 'sh' sounds as well as a few 'tricky words'!
My son loves animals so the topic was a great way to engage him to read!
22nd March '17
I read it to Lily aged 4 aged 4 & to RoseMars aged 4 aged 4
Jungle Animals: Discover the Secrets of the Jungle! 9780241225134
4 stars
My four year old twins have never really shown much interest in non-fiction books. I thought this would be a good place to start to try and introduce them to fun facts as they love jungle animals. They loved the pictures and enjoyed trying to find all the animals. Their interest started to trail off towards the end of the book, which is usual for them. However, I do think this is a brilliant book for preschool and early years school kids to get them used to the sort of things they will be learning in school and is beautifully illustrated with wonderful photography.
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