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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Deb Hockenberry Reviews Quirky Kids Zoo

TITLE: Quirky Kids Zoo
AUTHOR: Pat Brannon
PUBLISHER: Wandering Sage Publications http://www.wanderingsagepublications.com
FORMAT: Paperback
PAGES: 32
PRICE: $11.99 (US), £7.46 (UK), CDN$ 11.39 (CA)
ILLUSTRATOR: Jimena Pinto-Kroujiline http://www.amelia2.blogspot.com
ISBN – 10: 1933300833
ISBN – 13: 9781933300832
 Reviewed by Deb Hockenberry originally for Deb's Book Reviews
 
Hi! Welcome to a different kind of zoo. We’re going to see some strange sights. What’s that you say? What kind of strange sights? Well never fear, there’s nothing scary here.
Do you have you camera ready? You can take pictures of different things here. What’s different here? Look over there; did you ever see porcupines with fur so soft? Let’s walk down this walk. Look over there. See the elephants playing leapfrog with the ants? See the gorillas roller skating? There’s a lot to take pictures of in this quirky zoo!
Children and adults both will love this book by Pat Brannon. Children will love laugh at the quirky kids’ zoo’s inhabitants. They will love the fact that they can help read the book by counting. Adults will love the rhyming story because it teaches kids to count from one to twenty five. Both parents and children will love the imaginative and silly antics (like gardening kangaroos) of the inhabitants. This interactive book makes reading time fun!
The brightly painted illustrations by Jimena Pinto-Kroujiline brings this delightful rhyming story to life.
I loved reviewing this children’s book and highly recommend it. It’s so imaginative and just a pleasure to read. From beginning to end, the Quirky Kids Zoo kept a smile on my face!
To learn more about Pat Brannon, just visit her website. You’ll find it at: http://www.patbrannon.com. While you’re visiting websites, you can visit Jimena Pinto-Kroujiline’s website at: http://www.amelia2.blogspot.com.
You can purchase Quirky Kids Zoo for your children or grandchildren at a variety of places. Among them are: http://www.amazon.com or http://www.barnesandnoble.com in the United States. In Canada you can go to http://www.amazon.ca or pick it up in the United Kingdom at: http://www.amazon.co.uk.

 ~Reviewed by Deb Hockenberry
"When God closes a door, He always opens a window."

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