Tigeropolis – Caught In The Trap – AD sent for review and giveaway

It’s no big secret that my nine-year old son and I love visiting wildlife parks and zoos.  Whilst my son’s favourite is the giraffe, I’ve had a love affair with big cats, and specifically tigers, since I was his age.  So I’m not sure who was more eager to read the latest book to be released by R D Dikstra.  Tigeropolis – Caught In The Trap is the third book in the series and was published through Belle Media earlier this week.

Tigeropolis - Caught In The Trap

The book is aimed at children aged seven to eleven-year olds, so perfect for my son in Year Four. As I’ve already mentioned, Tigeropolis – Caught In The Trap is the third book in this series, but it holds up well as a stand alone read too.

I always thinks it helps children to visualise the world a story is told within, when a map is included at the start of a book, and of course my son was sold as soon as he saw the Delbai and North Railway line featured in the Tigeropolis world!

Tigeropolis - Caught In The Trap

Tigeropolis is a found in the foothills of the Himalayas, and the nature reserve is home to a family of rather unusual tigers.  The tigers are vegetarian!  Having recently seen the tiger cubs at Whipsnade Zoo, my son found this idea really funny.  We meet tiger cubs Bittu and Matti, their mother Tala and Uncle Raj in this latest adventure.

The tigers lead a rather sedate life in Tigeropolis until they discover that poachers have returned to the forest and that they are all in danger.  Bittu narrowly escapes being captured and the cubs raise the alarm.  They should be able to rely on the Forest Guards, Forest Office Mistry and his assistant Akash to rid their home of these criminals, but the rangers aren’t really up to the task.  They’d rather stay safe and take life easy.

The family of tigers realise they will have to take matters into their own hands and start searching out the traps that have been laid by the gang.  Their fears grow when they watch a report on the Bollywood Broadcasting Corporation about other tigers that the poachers had tried to capture fairly close by.

Tigeropolis - Caught In The Trap

The tigers work with the vultures to keep a look out for strangers approaching Tigeropolis and Bittu starts perfecting his spycraft as the animals plan their next move.  I won’t ruin the rest of the storyline of Tigeropolis – Caught In The Trap, but I will say that elephant poo might feature somewhere in the plan.  The story is funny and easy for children to read.

We’ve both enjoyed reading this book, and anything that helps raise awareness in children about the importance of animal conservation, can only be a good thing in my opinion.  For more information on this and other books in the series pop over to the Tigeropolis website.

disclosure:  we received the item mentioned in exchange for an honest review


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Tigeropolis – Caught In The Trap worth £7.99

About Over 40 and a Mum to One

A Mum with a 9 year old son, enjoying life and having fun as my son travels through school life. We love to get outdoors whenever possible and make the most of the world around us. We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds. We love reviewing days out, toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure. If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

28 thoughts on “Tigeropolis – Caught In The Trap – AD sent for review and giveaway

  1. Blair Drummond Safari Park – we found this place by accident on a trip from Scotland, my daughter was only a toddler at the time. My husband and I enjoyed it just as much (if not more) than she did!

  2. West Midlands safari park because it isn’t far and also I like that you can drive around to see most of the animals.

  3. I love longleat as there always seem to be baby monkeys rolling down the hills. Feeding the sea lions is fun too x

  4. Banham Zoo, I haven’t been for a long time, but as a child we used to go there everything time we went to visit our great aunt, so it brings back lots of happy memories

  5. We love west midlands safari park theres so such to do and our children love seeing the animals and playing on the rides xx

  6. We love Chester zoo, my family live 65 miles away and they come to ours every year for a couple of days in August and this is one place we always visit. Its a brilliant day out

  7. I love Marwell Zoo – it’s so beautifully laid out, and the enclosures are big and thoughtfully designed for each creature.

  8. We’re really lucky to live a stone’s throw away from Chester Zoo – we’re members, so we go really often and love to see all of the different animals.

  9. We love Longleat, so much to do and see and the animals are well taken care for and their keepers really care about them

  10. Whipsnade. Its only up the road from me and we always have so much fun there as a family, theres always so much to do and see xx

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