What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?

What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?

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From Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page comes an early introduction to one of young readers' favorite places: the zoo

Going to the zoo is so exciting You might see penguins swimming underwater, snakes sunning in the reptile house, or giraffes eating leaves out of high trees. You might even see people at the zoo, ones just like you But what do those people do?

Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page introduce young readers to the people who keep zoo animals safe, healthy, and happy, even though they aren't in the wild habitats they've evolved for. From cuddling a baby kangaroo to trimming elephant toenails to playing soccer with a rhino, zookeepers work hard and do some pretty wacky things to take care of the incredible animals we see.

So, what would you do if you were in the zookeeper's shoes? Turn the page and find out

Author: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Publisher: Clarion Books
Published: 04/28/2020
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 9.60h x 9.70w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780544387591
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.3
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 508635 / What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2020
Booklist 03/01/2020 pg. 40
School Library Journal 03/01/2020 pg. 126
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2020 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page.

Robin Page lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and collaborator Steve Jenkins. Along with writing and illustrating children's books, Steve and Robin run a graphic design studio.