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Zoo Animals
Join the ABC Safari looking for 
animals in the sky, mountains, 
forests, deserts and oceans – 
all over the globe in all kinds 
of habitats. Baby bear is allergic to pollen 
and just wants it to be gone! 
Then his forest friends show 
him why they need pollen and 
how it helps him too. Amphibians and reptiles are similar 
but different and are often confused. 
Children ponder the similarities and 
differences between the two animal 
classes through stunning photographs 
and simple, non-fiction text. A photographic sneak peak 
at the extraordinary duties of 
zookeepers as they not only 
feed and care for animals, 
but help to conserve whole 
species. Compare and contrast different 
animals. Find the similarities 
between even the most incompatible 
animals . . . bat is to flit as eagle is to 
soar; dog is to bark as lion is to roar. Just how do animals sleep in the 
wild? The lyrical text and rich 
illustrations provide fascinating 
information, such as location, 
position, and duration of sleep of 
animals living in different habitats. Join Braden, Finley and wildlife biologists 
tracking and tagging mamma bears during 
the winter. Come summer, can they get 
the momas to adopt orphaned cubs?
Do busy beavers ever take a 
break? This photographic journal 
documents a year as the beavers 
build their dam, raise their young 
and gather food before the winter 
months come again. Tiger lives in the jungle but Tiggy 
lives on the porch. What are the 
differences between the largest 
wild cats and our small domestic 
companions? What are the 
similarities?  Share the dreams of a bright 
future for endangered cheetahs. 
This rhythmic text will lull readers 
into cheetah dreams of their own. When Leslie and a Komodo dragon 
become pen pals, the wise-cracking 
dragon writes humorous letters that 
are chock full of interesting facts. Do 
the letters change Leslie’s mind 
about dragons? Follow this young red fox as he 
explores the world around him 
during the first few months of his 
life learning to hunt through play 
and by using his senses. 
Eli and his father count animals 
in an unusual zoo. When a 
number pattern emerges, Eli 
predicts how many animals will 
be in the next exhibit. Will he 
be right? Sophia dreams that wind whisks 
fur and feathers right off animals. 
Trying to help, she sews each of 
them a new coat. But what kind 
do they need?
Modeled after The Wizard of Oz, 
this enchanting story describes a 
young giraffe who suffers from a 
fear of heights and his journey 
to overcome the doubt that holds 
him back. Divide and conquer bands of gorillas, 
tribes of billy goats, mobs of wallabies, 
and more animal groups with The 
Great Divide! This clever book of baby 
announcement riddles will 
have children giggling as 
they use the various text 
and illustrated clues to 
guess what baby was just 
born. Follow along as Kali the orphaned 
polar bear is rescued and then 
cared for by his keepers at the 
Alaska Zoo and the Buffalo Zoo. This heart-warming story shares an 
Australian creature’s journey to find 
his place in the world and how he 
sometimes falls flat on the way there. A day in the life of a scientist is 
anything but boring! Co-author 
Nicole. F. Angeli, aka the Lizard 
Lady, saves critically endangered 
St. Croix ground lizards. Follow this true story as five 
orphaned wolf pups are 
rescued from the Funny River 
wildfire, then cared for at the 
Alaska and Minnesota Zoos.
Based on real events, this is a 
heartwarming story of how zoos 
ensure the best for the animals 
in their care, even if the best is 
not at their zoo. Some mammals live on land 
and others swim in the sea. 
Find out what makes this class 
of animals so diverse while 
comparing their traits. As the zoo closes for the night the 
dribbling begins and soon the 
basketball game is in full swing. 
Count along as the team builds 
from one to a full court of ten! Dangerous animals from all over the 
world gather to compete for The Most 
Dangerous of All trophy. With 
contestants ranging from great white 
sharks to cape buffaloes, you will never 
guess who wins. What child hasn’t wondered what 
it would be like to be an animal? 
After a trip to an aquarium, Oliver 
decides he wants to be a sea otter. 
But being an otter isn’t easy for a 
human. What’s an otter, we mean 
a boy to do? Many animals gather in huge 
numbers at predictable times 
and locations. Travel along 
with them as you learn about 
what puts these animals On 
the Move.
Imagine an African savanna if elephants
were only a memory from once upon a 
time. What would happen to all the plants 
and animals that rely on the elephants for 
their own survival?
Rhythmic text takes readers through 
the months as one lonely wolf 
howling in January becomes three 
wolves barking in the crisp March air, 
six napping in the warm June weather, 
and a pack-wide celebration in 
December. After a devastating earthquake, 
mother and baby giant panda run 
from the wreckage of their reserve 
only to get lost. Will they ever find 
their way home again? Toe-tapping rhymes take readers 
on an adventure that leaps from 
lily pads to icebergs to the tips of 
trees, all following the beat of 
paws, claws, hands, and feet. Penelope Parker lives with penguins 
from all around the world! Do the 
antics prove too much for her to 
handle? Learn to count ten different 
penguin species while learning 
geography. Compare and contrast these 
polar animals through 
stunning photographs. Gorillas using iPads, lemurs finger 
painting, squirrel monkeys blowing 
bubbles...these primates are pretty 
smart! Could you make the grade 
in Primate School? Children learn about the wide 
variety of creatures lurking in 
the lush Amazon rainforest in 
this award-winning adaptation 
of The Green Grass Grew All 
Around.
This sequel to the award-winning 
Water Beds takes readers on an 
around-the-world boat ride to learn 
how mammals sleep in or around 
nine major rivers of the world on 
all continents except Antarctica. Listen quietly as the animals 
of the African Savanna talk 
throughout the course of a day. Beatrix the beaver longs to be good 
at something. Her brother Bevan is 
an expert at repairing the lodge with 
mud and twigs. Her sister Beverly is 
a superb swimmer and underwater 
gymnast. What makes Beatrix stand 
out? Author Suzanne Slade takes 
readers along on a wild ride 
as she introduces mother, 
father, and baby zoo creatures 
while practicing math along the 
way! What’s the Difference? weaves subtraction 
and endangered species education into 
rhyming, cross-curricular family fun. How can King Lion judge 
the fastest animal? The 
fastest sprinter on land 
may not out run a long-
distance runner. What 
about swimmers or flyers? This delightful adaptation of the 
children’s classic, ‘Twas the 
Night Before Christmas, takes 
readers to the zoo, as preparations 
are under way for Zoo Day. But 
things aren’t going according to 
plan . . .
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