Meow is Not a Cat is a valuable reference for introducing the concept of neurodivergence both at home and in the classroom.
Susan R. Stoltz’s Imara’s Tiara sparkles with great facts about giraffes, lots of interesting information about being a zoologist, and the gorgeous illustrations!
Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh, with its engaging plot and appealing illustrations, should be every parent’s go-to choice when introducing nonfiction to children.
Get some illustration inspiration from Mike Lowery, the illstrator of The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo.
Il Sung Na, illustrator of The Opposite Zoo, talks about the art of zoo animals in picture books. “The zoo is a great and fun place for children indeed.”
The One and Only Ivan is a bestselling novel about hope and friendship. It was inspired by a real silverback gorilla named Ivan who was held captive for 27 years.
How to Outfox Your Friends When You Don’t Have a Clue is the third book in the ‘My Life is a Zoo” series written by Jess Keating.
This delightful touch-and-feel book is sure to be a hit with babies and toddlers. It features easy prose, colorful pictures and popular zoo animals.
As an author and zoologist, Jess Keating has tickled a shark, lost a staring contest against an octopus, and been a victim to the dreaded paper cut. She lives in Ontario, Canada, where she spends most of her time writing books for adventurous and funny kids.
Irene Latham’s debut novel “Leaving Gee’s Bend” was named a Bank Street College Best Book, a SIBA finalist, a Crystal Kite Finalist and ALLA’s Children’s Book of the Year. In this article, Irene shares some beautiful insight into her latest book Don’t Feed the Boy.