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The Baby Deer Rescue (Animal Adventure Club 1)

Michelle Sloan
Hannah George


Also available as: eBook

Range: Young Kelpies Paperback 104 pages 15 b/w illustrations 198 x 130 mm ISBN: 9781782505563 Publication date: 21st February 2019
Genre: Animals Theme: Environment Ideal for ages: 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 Animal Adventure Club series
Isla, Buzz and Gracie love looking after animals! When an adorable baby deer is caught in a fence, the Animal Adventure Club set out on a rescue mission.
But clumsy new girl Lexi keeps getting in their way. Can they help the injured fawn?


'While this book certainly will appeal to animal lovers, it also does a nice job of injecting expected norms for working successfully in a group and the importance of accepting others and being empathic.'
-- Youth Services Book Review

'A lovely tale of friendship, kindness and the importance of empathy with a very relevant message about taking care of our wildlife and environment at its heart... A heart-warming novel that will appeal to younger readers who love animals!'
-- Unicorns and Kelpies Blog

'Perfect for children embarking on their first independent reading journey. The story is exciting, and it's great to have an outdoor setting and caring characters who feel familiar.
Crucially, Hannah George’s pictures are lovely and plentiful, and the language and pace of the story are comfortably manageable for newer readers.'
-- Roaring Reads

'Full of fascinating information about wildlife and looking after the environment, wrapped up in a great story full of excitement, adventure, friendships, and biscuits, this is a brilliant, fun read for youngsters with an interest in the great outdoors and Scotland's wildlife.'
-- John K. Fulton

Baby Deer Rescue (Animal Adventure Club 1)


Michelle Sloan was born and brought up in Edinburgh but now lives with her family in sunny Broughty Ferry near Dundee. She trained as a primary school teacher and has also studied drama and arts journalism. The Fourth Bonniest Baby in Dundee is her first…

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Hannah George is a freelance illustrator living and working on the south coast of England. She creates her illustrations using a combination of watercolour, pencil, ink and digital process, in a fluid, dynamic way. She has illustrated several children’s picture books.

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