This Zoo Is Not for You
This Zoo Is Not for You
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This Zoo Is Not for You

Written and illustrated by Ross Collins
Published by Candlewick Press
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When a platypus stops by the zoo one day, all the animals assume he wants to join their zoo, and he is swiftly taken through a rigorous interview process. But the platypus is far too bland for the chameleons, he’s not nearly graceful enough for the flamingos, and his tricks will never impress the monkeys. After he leaves, the animals soon regret their behavior, but . . . what’s this? The platypus has left something behind. Perhaps he didn’t intend to join their zoo after all! This rhyming picture book, from the award-winning creator of There’s a Bear on My Chair, combines comic misunderstanding with a heartfelt story about acceptance and belonging.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    February 1, 2018
    Page Count
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    3 - 7 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10

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