A Hippo in Our Yard
by Liza Donnelly
Sally tries to tell her family that a hippo, a tiger, zebras and koalas are in their yard, but no one pays attention until they hear that the zoo animals have escaped; now everyone panics except for Sally!
by Mike Wu
When zookeeper Walt announces that the zoo will have to close, all of the animals pitch in to try to save their home but it is Ellie the elephant who reveals a talent that just may keep the zoo open for good.
by Thyra Heder
Little T remembers that she was frightened last time her family visited the zoo but not why, so her creative family helps by imitating animals from A to Z until she recalls exactly what caused her fear.
If I Ran the Zoo
by Dr. Seuss
If Gerald McGrew ran the zoo, he'd let all the animals go and fill it with more unusual beasts--a ten-footed lion, an Elephant-Cat, a Mulligatawny, a Tufted Mazurka, and others.
Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear?
by Eric Martin
Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper. Includes note to parents and teachers, and related activities.
The Opposite Zoo
by Il Sung Na
After the zoo closes, monkey slips out of his cage to explore the zoo, introducing the reader to the other animals and the idea of opposites.
The Way to the Zoo
by John Burningham
Discovering a magical door in her bedroom that leads her to the zoo, a little girl is tempted to bring one little bear back to her room, and then a menagerie of smaller animals, and then a medley of big animals, until pandemonium ensues.
Wild About Us!
by Karen Beaumont
From Elephant's long nose to Kangaroo's huge feet to Monkey's stick-out ears, everyone is worth celebrating, no matter what they look like.