Count and cuddle with a whole new herd of zoo babies in this number-filled picture book from the creators of ZooBorns.com.
Attention, animal lovers! It’s time to count along with a whole new crew of adorable zoo babies. Featuring irresistible animal photos, bouncy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest counting book ever to hit the shelves!
Andrew Bleiman is a lifelong animal nerd who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English Literature and a yet to be recognized minor in Baby Animalogy. He attributes his fascination with zoology and conservation to monthly childhood trips to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Lillian, and daughter, Avery.
Chris Eastland is a classically trained artist and freelance designer who studied and taught at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy. Chris was formerly the Photography Editor for Quest Magazine. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his girlfriend, Emilie, their cat Georgie, and their dog Holden.
Publisher: Beach Lane Books (August 18, 2015)
Length: 32 pages
Grades: P - 3
Ages: 4 - 8
Lexile ® 0L
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PreS-Gr 1–Thislatest addition to the series that began with ZooBorns(S. & S., 2010)contains the same crisp and clear photographs of someunusual baby animals. Children are introduced to tamanduas, lemurs, andwombats, among others. The positions in which the animals have been captured,such as the three koalas embracing or the baby langur peeking over its mother’sshoulder, are disarming. The book works well as an introduction to countingskills. The final pages have a reprise of all the animals featured, nowidentified by name. There are three additional pages that provide species name,home, conservation status, and a few pertinent facts. VERDICT This attractive title is ideal for browsers andanimal lovers of all stripes. Buy where the other books in the series arepopular.