This early concept book provides a selection of vivid representations of the circus for young people to explore. Clowns juggle, trumpeters trumpet, a snake-charmer charms a snake. Children will be able to interact with the joyous depiction of circus to consider their own understanding of celebration and leisure. The inclusion of lions and elephants in the circus scene creates an opportunity to consider the history of the circus and its role in Europe. Thus, the picturebook provides a pleasing way to consider shared inheritances and European narratives for young children by presenting vivid snapshots of circus scenes.