Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo

Book - 1982
Average Rating:
11
1
1
Rate this:
"Dear Zoo" has been a laptime favorite for more than a decade and this handsome new classic board book edition makes it sturdy enough for even the youngest fans to enjoy. The story starts with a letter to the zoo requesting a pet. But as the colorful flaps reveal, most of the animals that arrive are wildly inappropriate--until the perfect one arrives. Full color.
Publisher: London : Puffin Books, c1982.
ISBN: 9780689825491
0689825498
9780140504460
014050446X
Characteristics: [20] p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

p
Pinktamm
Mar 07, 2017

My toddler goes to the book shelf and pulls this down for me to read to her at night. Each time she opens a flap we make the noise of the animal behind it. She thinks it's really funny. The words are simple and it's so fun learning about each animal.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

A small child wishes for a pet and the zoo keeps sending animals that are not quite right. Will the perfect pet ever arrive?

This book is always a hit with children whether read to one child alone or a large group at storytime. There are lots of great activities linked to this book on the Little big Book club's site.
Enjoy!

send2china20 May 04, 2015

My 6 month old loves this book. He tries to grab the pop-outs and the animals show up. Fun to read!

i
iamnancy07
Feb 24, 2015

My son is 19mo now and this is one of his favorite book! He loves to lift and see what's animal. It is a very funny animal book.

BookReviewer2015 Nov 08, 2014

Perhaps the best children's story book of the last century!

l
librarygirl_6
Dec 11, 2013

funny, interactive pop-up book with bright illustrations-used for ASL storytime class

nypl_morningside_heights Nov 09, 2013

worked well at toddler time

e
El_Gato
Oct 11, 2012

Classic board book. We loved this so much we bought it for our home library.

l
libraryeee
Jul 30, 2011

A classic, simple lift-the-flap story that young children will enjoy

View All Comments

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

l
libraryeee
Jul 30, 2011

libraryeee thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 3

Summary

Add a Summary

a
AmandaPfeifer
Jun 12, 2014

This book is about a child who gets a gift from the zoo, but they can't quite get it right and send it back. Over, and over and over again until they get it right! It's a fun flap book to pull and discover what is hiding in the gifts the zoo has sent.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top