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June is Zoo and Aquarium Month

I don’t know about you but I love to go to zoos and aquariums. June is the perfect time to plan a visit since it’s Zoo and Aquarium Month!  Expand your knowledge and collection of all things zoo and aquarium related with this wide-ranging list of titles.  You can read about what it’s like to visit, helpful guides, behind-the-scenes information, what it’s like to work there, history, and of course the animals!!  There’s also an array counting and alphabet books, as well as origami and how-to-draw titles.  You can even pick from an assortment of fictional characters and read about their experiences at the zoo or aquarium. View the entire list here.

Zooborns the Next Generation by Andrew Bleiman and Chris EastlandZooborns

Discover a whole new species of adorable exotic animals, from places like the San Diego Zoo and Sweden’s Scandinavian Wildlife Park. These animals are not only cute and cuddly but are helping to educate us about conservation and their species out in the wild.  Learn more and order here.

What’s New?: The Zoo! by Kathleen KrullWhat's New

Chronicles the long history of how humans have kept animals and the way animals have changed us, in a fun, jazzy style that kids will love. Illustrations by Marcellus Hall.  Learn more and order here.

The Berenstain Bears at the Aquarium by Jan and Mike BerenstainBerenstain Bears

The Berenstain Bears are excited to go on a trip to the aquarium!  There’s so much to see like fish, penguins, and seals.  Brother Bear is on the lookout for his favorite sea creature, the whale, while Sister Bear wishes to see the dolphins.  Learn more and order here.

Zookeepers by Sarah Tieck                                        

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a zookeeper?  This is an up-close look at the daily tasks, challenges, safety precautions, tools and products needed to get the job done.  Readers can also learn about the education and experience required for the job, as well as the history of zookeepers.  The easy-to-read text and action-packed photos will appeal to young readers.  Learn more and order here.


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