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How Many Legs? Hardcover – 31 March 2015

4.8 out of 5 stars 522 ratings

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A chaotically funny counting rhyme with a difference. ― The Bookseller Published On: 2014-12-01

You get so distracted by the laugh-out-loud and quirky illustrations that you forget about counting ― Published On: 2015-03-05

Another hilarious picture book that has just about everything you could want: great rhymes, Field's uniquely playful illustrations and counting to boot. Charming and original ― Published On: 2015-03-13

Picture book perfection ―
Books For Keeps Published On: 2015-03-01

Each spread is a riot of colour and movement, with small details to be discovered on each re-reading. Children will revel in the anarchy created by the animal guests; this is a joyful story of fun and friendship, with an absorbing built-in mathematical challenge ―
The School Librarian

With wonderfully wacky guests splendidly attired, and scenes full of delightfully exuberant eccentricities, a cracker ―
Red Reading Hub

Another hilarious page-turning book sure to have both adults and children in stitches ―
Families Bedfordshire


Field's illustrations are bursting with energy and silliness, and Gray's fertile imagination conjures up bizarre scenarios that will have little ones giggling out loud and making up new rhymes of their own. An absolute treat. - Daily Mail

Laugh out loud funny, with great illustrations... cries out for a second reading immediately! - Bookbag

Brilliant illustrations with hilarious story outcome... perfect author/illustrator pairing. A real winner. - Peters eGazette

A hilarious rhyming story which has animals sitting on more and more unlikely things, all in the interests of rhyme... perfectly pitched for young children. - Parents in Touch

A hilarious tale with brilliant illustrations, this book is absolutely perfect for storytime. - Bookseller

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Hodder Children's Books; 1st edition (31 March 2015)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1444910965
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1444910964
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 24.9 x 1.1 x 25.1 cm
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