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10 books about zoos
Pick up one of these featured titles on zoos in May 2021.
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy Spelman
This book was published 9 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Presents a photographic reference with facts about twenty-five hundred animal species that detail animal habitats, life cycles, and conservation efforts.
The View at the Zoo by Kathleen Long Bostrom
This book was published 2 years ago by WorthyKids and takes approximately 0.9 hours to read.
In this humorous twist on a visit to the zoo, just who has the more interesting view? Find out in this board book edition of a much-loved title. As morning dawns, the zookeeper makes his rounds, exhorting animals to wake up, comb their hair, and stand up straight. When human visitors arrive, the observations begin to flow: "My, what silly things they do, all these creatures at the zoo. Walking on all kinds of feet, dancing to an inner beat. Babies riding on their backs, on their bellies, snug in sacks. Hear the silly sounds they speak, as they howl and squawk and shriek!" But just who is talking about whom? With a clever twist and a new, sturdy board book format, this book will have even the youngest children begging for a trip to the zoo.
Life at the Zoo by Michael George
This book was published 3 years ago by Sterling Children's Books and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Have you wondered what life at the zoo is really like? With breathtaking original images from aNational Geographic photographer, this book gives a unique behind-the-scenes view. This is the perfect book for every budding zoologist and animal-loving kid! Featuring illuminating photography and writing from Michael George, Life at the Zoo provides a precious glimpse inside the beloved institution. Children can meet the creatures who live there--and the people who care for them, too. They'll have so much fun, they won't even realize how much they're learning!
The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids: 500 Wild Facts! by Ginjer Clarke
This book was published last year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 7.0 hours to read.
From anteaters to zebras--incredible facts packed with pictures Are you a budding zookeeper or veterinarian, or are you just WILD about animals? Everything that animal books for kids ages 9-12 should be, The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids is packed with colorful photos and 500 ferocious facts about creatures from all over the world. Unlike other animal books for kids ages 9-12, all the super cool facts inside are organized by type of animal, so you can quickly find the critters you want to study. Animal books for kids ages 9-12 should be fun and educational. In this one, you'll learn super cool facts like: Snow leopards keep themselves warm by wrapping their tails around their bodies like scarves. Fireflies use their lights to talk to each other. Immortal jellyfish can live forever. They grow to adulthood and then shrink back to babies, over and over again. Look no further for fun and colorful animal books for kids ages 9-12--this one has you covered.
The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth by David Burnie
This book was published 8 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
An illustrated encyclopedia describing the physical characteristics, behavior, habitats, and life cycle of a variety of animals.
My Visit to the Zoo (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) by Aliki
This book was published 22 years ago by HarperCollins and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Welcome to the Zoo... How would you like to travel from a tropical rain forest to the African plains, and down into a deep canyon all in one day? Then get ready for a wild trip to the zoo and up close look at all kinds of animals! See snow leopards lurking on a ledge, zebras and ostriches running across the open plains, and a tiger splashing in a stream. Find out everything--from what elephants roll in after their baths to which bird might laugh at your jokes. Come take a visit to an amazing zoo! Imagine traveling from a lush tropical rain forest, to a deep and mysterious canyon, to the wide-open African plains—all in one day! In this tour of a modern-day zoo, visitors get to see how animals really live. They’ll learn everything from what elephants like to roll around in after their baths to what’s being done to preserve wildlife. Written and illustrated by the inimitable Aliki, this successor to the highly popular titles My Visit to the Dinosaurs and My Visit to the Aquarium is one of the best ways ever for a young child to visit the zoo. ‘Aliki’s accessible text and lush illustrations bring the animal world to life.’ —School Library Journal ‘A fine picture book.’ —Kirkus Reviews
A Day at a Zoo (Time Goes by) by Sarah Harrison
This book was published 12 years ago by First Avenue Editions ™ and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
Spend one full day at a zoo, following the activities of the staff, animal residents, and visitors.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals by Catherine Hughes
This book was published 11 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.
Profiles several different animals from around the world that live in different habitats.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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