How the Zebra Got Its Stripes
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How the Zebra Got Its Stripes

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As a group of African animals hang out at the local watering hole, they share funny stories about how the zebra got its stripes. At the end of the book, fun facts explain why zebras really have stripes. For any child intrigued by zebras, this colorful, informative book is a must!
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published June 11th 2002 by Golden Books
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I think this is a great book to read to children, but as a teacher I do not think I would read it to a class of mine. I think the book teaches some great lessons about rumors, and "word of mouth", because the plot line is trying to figure out how zebras got their stripes. There are a few reasons that can be related back to religion and I think that is a sticky subject when you are a teacher. The book does not push any certain religious views, but it would be something you may have to explain to...more
Tasneem  Zafer
A silly story about how the zebra got the black stripes and how the cheeky baboon got the bare, red patch on the bottom. It doesn't make sense though but it's kind of funny.
no pain no gain! That's the message I got.
Kinda cute illustrations.
Brenda Pritchard
This book is a different take on a folk tale. It tells how the zebra got its stripes. The book is recommended for young children ages 4-6. It is a good introduction to folk lore for young children.
قد يتسائل أغلب الأطفال عن كيفية حصول الحمار الوحشي على خطوط جسمه. يقول الكاتب أن السبب انتهاء الصبغة البيضاء والسوداء من عند الرجل الحكيم.. إجابة غير مقنعة، أعتقد أن الأطفال قد يجدونه سخيفاً، لا أدري
Kendra Schaefer
This book is cute and funny. Children will enjoy the histarical ways the Zebras think they got their stripes, and in the end will learn the real reasons.
Abbi Kraus
This is a good book because it has creative aspects as well as facts! It's colorful and fun for kids.
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Ron Fontes was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee. Ron has been an actor, art director, bellhop, cartoonist, housepainter, makeup artist, scene painter, standup comic, and was once an artist for Marvel Comics.
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