Familiar and unfamiliar creatures of the wild are reproduced in all their furry splendor in this marvelous introduction to...

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ANIMALS IN THE ZOO

Familiar and unfamiliar creatures of the wild are reproduced in all their furry splendor in this marvelous introduction to the alphabet and to the zoo. F stands for one winsome fennec, V for a round little vari and Q for a perched feathered quetzal. These lesser known animals share the stage with a family-centered lion quartet, a darkly watchful mink and the most majestic tiger anywhere. An idealized menagerie as conceived by the talented Caldecott winner invites children to reach out and pet, though a trip to the zoo with a judicious guide will inhibit that urge. Animals are in two and three luminous colors. A beautiful gift item.

Pub Date: April 16, 1962

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Publisher: Knopf

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1, 1962