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The Zoo I Drew

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  28 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
The cutest, cleverest animal alphabet book in years!

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 tr
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Hardcover, 56 pages
Published July 28th 2009 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published July 28th 2008)
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Ina
Apr 19, 2014 Ina rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful romp through the alphabet. With big bold pictures of all sorts of animals and goofy, rhyming text the reader is treated to a good laugh while learning the alphabet and all sorts of animal facts. The entries for "U" and "X" are marvelous. Great read-aloud although I found myself changing some of the text on the fly to make the rhythm work...
Jill Pickle
Oct 10, 2015 Jill Pickle rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
The Zoo I Drew is a rhyming ABC book of animals, with pictures of cute and kinda funny lookin' wildlife! My favorite page is for X! Read a zoo today!
Kimbely Fletcher
Sep 20, 2009 Kimbely Fletcher rated it it was amazing
Shelves: toddler-books
This book is so cute. Each letter of the alphabet brings a new animal. The child talkes you through their adventure at the zoo. While the children are learning about the different animals, they are also learning about the different letters. The illustration is very unique. It appears that a child created meaning from the drawing. I would use this book to teach about letters and animals.
Boni
Apr 18, 2010 Boni rated it really liked it
I probably would have given this only three stars (the meter is uneven), but my 9-year-olds loved it and I thought the "u" and "x" entries were fun and creative. Very kid-friendly book :)
Melissa
Feb 26, 2012 Melissa rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens, storytime
Great book for an alphabet or zoo themed story time! Big colourful animals and simple text make it a book that keeps their attention.
Stephanie
Mar 04, 2012 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Just discovered this book tonight at my in-laws! Read it with the kiddos. We loved it (especially X)! Such a great book!
Gervy
Dec 05, 2014 Gervy rated it really liked it
I think this is reasonably cute, but my 3 year-old boy adores it.
oplkids
Oct 17, 2009 oplkids rated it really liked it
An A to Z of animals, with fun illustrations and a few surprises.
Debbie
Oct 17, 2009 Debbie rated it liked it
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An A to Z of animals, with kid-friendly illustrations.
Huda
Feb 03, 2011 Huda rated it really liked it
Shelves: en-pic-books
I liked the way this author escaped the letter X
clever!
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Nov 21, 2009 Joella www.cinjoella.com rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-book, art, zoo
This is a fun alphabet book!
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Todd H. Doodler is a well-known “pop artist,” and in addition to writing and illustrating the best-selling Bear in Underwear books, he is the author/illustrator of The Zoo I Drew, Girls Are Weirdos But They Smell Pretty! and Boys Are Stupid, Throw Rocks at Them! Doodler lives in California.
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