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Zookeeper's Week

Created by Catherine Zang
  • Details about 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo : a counting book

    1, 2, 3 to the Zoo : a counting book

    by Eric Carle

    This board book combines simple counting with Carle's unusual illustrations of animals. Early learners will find the whimsical pictures appealing as they learn the beginning rudiments of numbers and counting. - Midwest Book Review…more

  • Details about My Heart is Like a Zoo

    My Heart is Like a Zoo

    by Michael Hall

    A heart can be hopeful, or silly, or happy. A heart can be rugged, or snappy, or lonely. A heart holds every different feeling, and debut author-artist Michael Hall captures each one with a delicate touch. For each feeling, the bold, graphic artwork creates an animal out of heart shapes, from "eager as a beaver" to "angry as a bear" to "thoughtful as an owl." An accessible and beautiful debut, My Heart Is Like a Zoo is everything a classic picture book should be: honest, sincere, and speaking di……more

  • Details about Noodle Loves the Zoo

    Noodle Loves the Zoo

    by Marion Billet

    "Easily viewable touch-and-feel items offer a variety of sensations. . . . Brief, repetitive text maintains an unwavering positivity. . . . Bright, geometric shapes keep visual pacing brisk." -- Kirkus Reviews Noodle and his dad are having a fun day at the zoo. With a host of touch and feel elements and a noisy 'ROARing' ending that toddlers will love to join in with!…more

  • Details about 1 Zany Zoo

    1 Zany Zoo

    by Lori Degman; illustrated by Colin Jack

    Have you ever wondered what happens at the zoo before the gates open? Foxes who steal keys, beavers who cook chili, hyenas who play the blues...when no one is looking, anything can happen! Readers won't believe the antics of these wacky animals, and they'll have a blast counting along with the simple text as they encounter each increasingly crazy creature. First-time illustrator Colin Jack's unique retro style paired with contest winner Lori Degman's enthusiastic words provide an entertaining pe……more

  • Details about More Life-Size Zoo : lion, hippopotamus, polar bear and more : an all-new actual-size animal encyclopedia

    More Life-Size Zoo : lion, hippopotamus, polar bear and more : an all-new actual-size animal encyclopedia

    by Teruyuki Komiya ; photographer, Toshimitsu Matsuhashi ; Japanese translation by Junko Miyakoshi ; English language adaptation by Kristin Earhart

    The actual-size animal photography phenomenon continues with stunning portraits of 20 all-new zoo favorites in More Life-Size Zoo. Whether getting eye-to-eye with a hippopotamus or nose-to-nose with a bison, there's not a zoo in the world where readers can get as close to the animals as they do in this fascinating book. With fun, informative facts complementing the stunning life-size photographs of each animal, More Life-Size Zoo gets readers within arm's length to an orangutan, a baby gibbon, a……more

  • Details about The Zoo I Drew

    The Zoo I Drew

    by Todd H. Doodler

    Filled with graphically bold and laugh-out-loud animal art, The Zoo I Drew takes children on a bright and bumpy tour of the ABCs! Silly rhyming text introduces a menagerie of animals from the scaly alligator to the cuddly koala to the finicky panda to a sadly balding vulture to the X . . . Wait! Has anyone ever found a truly satisfying animal for the letter X? Only the youthful narrator-illustrator of The Zoo I Drew knows. This book also features a fluted cover a fancy term for ridges that makes……more

  • Details about Peek-a-Zoo!


    written by Marie Torres Cimarusti; illustrated by Stephanie Peterson

    Little ones love to play peek-a-boo. With its oversize flaps and bright, bold illustrations, this follow-up to the highly successful Peek-a-Moo! is sure to be another hit with young readers. On every page, kids play peek-a-boo with a different animal found at the zoo, guessing what it is, then lifting the flap to find out. Each animal has a different sound that becomes part of the peek-a-boo game: Guess who? "Peek-a-roar!" says the lion. "Peek-a-ooo-ooo-ooo!" says the chimpanzee. The sweet, funn……more

  • Details about Animals in the Zoo

    Animals in the Zoo

    by Allan Fowler

    From friendly dolphins to giant pandas, from icebergs and glaciers to energy from the sun, from magnets to solids, liquids, and gases, Rookie Read-About Science is a natural addition to the primary-grade classroom with books that cover every part of the science curricula. Includes: animals, nature, scientific principles, the environment, weather, and much more!…more

  • Details about Zoo School

    Zoo School

    by Laurie Miller Hornik ; illustrated by Debbie Tilley

    Welcome to the Zoo School-where students have zookeepers for teachers and animals for textbooks! Ursula, Kitty, Robin, Leo, and Drake have just entered this very strange school, and right away they know something fishy is going on. The desks have animals in them, the cupboards are filled with animal food, and the classroom smells like, well . . . a zoo. Ew! Plus the teachers are batty, the lessons are loony, and the principal is missing. This school is ridiculous! But when the New School Inspect……more

  • Details about Zoobreak


    by Gordon Korman

    The sequel to Gordon Korman's SWINDLE - the Man With A Plan is back! When Griffin Bing's class goes to a floating zoo, they don't expect to see animals being treated so badly. They don't expect to find Cleo, Dog Whisperer Savannah's pet monkey who's been missing for weeks. And they really don't expect to have to hide the animals once they've rescued them! Hilarity ensues as Griffin's team once more pulls off a heist...trying to break the animals back into a (better) zoo!…more

  • Details about The Panda Puzzle

    The Panda Puzzle

    by Ron Roy ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney

    Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries(R) have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look P is for Panda . . . There's panda-monium in Green Lawn The town is building a new park for a panda and her baby. But soon, the baby is panda-napped for a million-dollar ransom. Can Di……more

  • Details about Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo

    Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo

    by John Lithgow ; illustrated by Leeza Hernandez

    Oh, children! Remember! Whatever you may do,Never play music right next to the zoo.They'll burst from their cages, each beast and each bird,Desperate to play all the music they've heard.A concert gets out of hand when the animals at the neighboring zoo storm the stage and play the instruments themselves in this hilarious picture book based on one of John Lithgow's best-loved tunes.…more