Book Review and Giveaway: Where Have all the Animals Gone?

This past week we have been catching up on reading with this cute little book about a farm and its animals. Where have all the animals gone? is written by Darren Paul Ellis from Lancashire. Who is an airline pilot when he’s not writing.

Having grown up on a smallholding with cows, geese, chickens, goats and a pony this book appealed to me. The big kid I am! I have a love of all farm things and would love to pass some of this onto baby girl. I think already she is an outdoorsy girl like her mum!

Where Have all the Animals Gone?

Book Description

To a little boy’s shock and disappointment, when he moves into an old barn set in the countryside, he finds that the farmyard animals are no longer living there…He decides that it is not much fun at all with no cows, sheep or ducks to keep him company, so he hatches a plan to let all of the farmyard animals back into the barn without his parents knowing.

Paperback, 18 pages

Published October 31st 2017 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd

Where Have all the Animals Gone?

Our Review

Baby girl loved the bright illustrations. With it being a short picture book it’s ideal for keeping the attention span of a 2 year old! I would say it’s recommended for ages between 2 and 6. It’s lovely written with a nice story throughout, and because so many old farm buildings are converted to residential dwellings nowadays it’s a very current story. Especially if you live in a converted barn!

Where Have all the Animals Gone?

You can buy Where Have all the Animals Gone? from Amazon

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*I received this book in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own as always.

 

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  1. Fiona jk42
    23rd February 2018 / 10:50 pm

    I would give this to my granddaughter who will be 3 soon.

  2. sarah pearce
    23rd February 2018 / 9:18 pm

    My son would love reading this to his little sister x

  3. 23rd February 2018 / 9:02 pm

    Looks like a lovely book for me and Penguin! 🙂🤞x

  4. Pauline Burroughs
    23rd February 2018 / 8:48 pm

    I’d give this to my grandchildren, they love books x

  5. janine atkin
    23rd February 2018 / 7:02 pm

    id give this to my nephew

  6. Stef
    23rd February 2018 / 4:29 pm

    my niece

  7. 23rd February 2018 / 4:21 pm

    Id give it to my daughters, we home educate so this could be used as a learning tool for them.

  8. Cathryn Crawshaw
    23rd February 2018 / 4:19 pm

    my daughter Ava would love it

  9. daniel oliver
    23rd February 2018 / 3:17 pm

    my son and dayghter

  10. Miss Tracy Hanson
    23rd February 2018 / 2:53 pm

    My great-niece Mylah would love this. 🙂 I think her big sister Phoenix would enjoy showing her the pictures and reading her the story too.

  11. ANGELA SURGENOR
    23rd February 2018 / 2:38 pm

    My grandaughter loves me reading to her

  12. Danielle Graves
    23rd February 2018 / 12:26 pm

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    23rd February 2018 / 11:37 am

    I would give this to my daughter

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    23rd February 2018 / 3:48 am

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    23rd February 2018 / 1:04 am

    my nephew

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    22nd February 2018 / 10:54 pm

    My 4yr old daughter & 5 month old son to share

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    22nd February 2018 / 10:38 pm

    my niece harmony

  18. Michelle Ptak
    22nd February 2018 / 8:56 pm

    I would give it to my best friend’s granddaughter, Florence.

  19. Sheri Darby
    22nd February 2018 / 6:46 pm

    My daughter would love this

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    22nd February 2018 / 3:54 pm

    my son

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    22nd February 2018 / 5:17 am

    my nephew Thomas

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    21st February 2018 / 4:41 pm

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    To my little grandson he loves his books and starting to read

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    21st February 2018 / 10:34 am

    To my niece who loves to read!

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    20th February 2018 / 9:20 pm

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    20th February 2018 / 12:48 pm

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    20th February 2018 / 11:48 am

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    20th February 2018 / 10:11 am

    My niece

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    19th February 2018 / 6:12 pm

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    19th February 2018 / 3:53 pm

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    19th February 2018 / 1:14 pm

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    18th February 2018 / 5:15 pm

    To my daughter Ava 🙌

  35. MANDY DOHERTY
    18th February 2018 / 11:26 am

    One of my grandchildren

  36. Stephanie
    17th February 2018 / 9:13 pm

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  37. Tracey T
    17th February 2018 / 2:22 pm

    to my neighbour’s little boy Jake x

  38. Katie
    16th February 2018 / 10:45 pm

    The child my mum is fostering at the moment

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    16th February 2018 / 10:45 pm

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    15th February 2018 / 4:33 pm

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    15th February 2018 / 2:33 pm

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  42. Christine Lockley
    14th February 2018 / 9:45 pm

    This would be great for my youngest grandson

  43. 14th February 2018 / 12:40 pm

    I’d give it to my daughter because she loves animals

  44. 14th February 2018 / 12:40 pm

    I’d give it to my daughter because she loves animals

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    14th February 2018 / 12:04 pm

    My girls age 6 and 2

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    12th February 2018 / 9:14 am

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    11th February 2018 / 11:57 am

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    9th February 2018 / 8:25 pm

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    8th February 2018 / 11:33 pm

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    8th February 2018 / 1:42 am

    My book loving sons.

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    6th February 2018 / 2:18 pm

    For my grandddaughter Violet who is almost 3.

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    6th February 2018 / 12:35 am

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    4th February 2018 / 11:02 pm

    one of my 5 great nieces.

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    3rd February 2018 / 8:35 pm

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    3rd February 2018 / 6:57 am

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    2nd February 2018 / 10:53 pm

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    2nd February 2018 / 6:45 pm

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    2nd February 2018 / 4:30 pm

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    2nd February 2018 / 12:50 pm

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  64. Chrissy Harris
    2nd February 2018 / 12:45 pm

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    2nd February 2018 / 11:09 am

    I would give this to my son who absolutely loves to ready books and especially with animals in to make all the funny noises <3

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    2nd February 2018 / 10:54 am

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  67. Susan B
    2nd February 2018 / 8:26 am

    It would be for our youngest who enjoys reading about animals.

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    2nd February 2018 / 7:48 am

    My friends grandson

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    1st February 2018 / 11:29 pm

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    1st February 2018 / 7:59 pm

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    1st February 2018 / 12:17 pm

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    31st January 2018 / 11:46 pm

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    30th January 2018 / 12:39 pm

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    29th January 2018 / 11:58 pm

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    29th January 2018 / 8:06 pm

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    28th January 2018 / 7:31 pm

    My grandson

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    28th January 2018 / 5:42 pm

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    28th January 2018 / 2:18 pm

    My Grandaughter

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    28th January 2018 / 2:05 pm

    to my daughter x

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    28th January 2018 / 1:55 pm

    My nephew for his birthday

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    28th January 2018 / 12:05 pm

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    28th January 2018 / 9:55 am

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    28th January 2018 / 2:09 am

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    27th January 2018 / 10:47 pm

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    27th January 2018 / 8:31 pm

    To my almost 3 year old daughter!

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    27th January 2018 / 8:27 pm

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    27th January 2018 / 3:32 pm

    I would give it to our youngest. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    27th January 2018 / 3:13 am

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    26th January 2018 / 9:09 pm

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    26th January 2018 / 4:26 pm

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    26th January 2018 / 3:27 pm

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    26th January 2018 / 8:29 am

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    25th January 2018 / 8:36 pm

    To my daughter.

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    25th January 2018 / 8:00 pm

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    25th January 2018 / 4:44 pm

    I’d give the book to my little girl 🙂

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    25th January 2018 / 3:58 pm

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  104. 25th January 2018 / 2:12 pm

    My youngest as he hasn’t got many books of his own yet

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    25th January 2018 / 11:44 am

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    24th January 2018 / 11:10 pm

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  110. Kayleigh Watkins
    24th January 2018 / 10:54 pm

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    24th January 2018 / 10:13 pm

    To my niece

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    24th January 2018 / 9:51 pm

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    24th January 2018 / 8:23 pm

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    24th January 2018 / 7:56 pm

    To my nephew – he loves animal stories!

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