Find out what happens to all of the poo at the zoo in this funny and factual picture book!
There are so many different kinds of animals at the zoo, and they each make lots and lots (and sometimes LOTS!) of poo. So what do zoos do with all of that poo? This zany, fact-filled romp explores zoo poo, from cube-shaped wombat poo to white hyena scat, and all of the places it ends up, including in science labs and elephant-poo paper—even backyard gardens!
I was born in Portland, Oregon (where I now live) but I spent almost all of my childhood in Ethiopia, where my parents worked for 23 years. Many of my books connect to Ethiopia, but I’ve also written books that celebrate bad moods, good habitat for birds and bees and butterflies, real life heroes and many other things.
One of my most lovely activities is volunteering to create colorful, attractive, easy-to-read books for Ethiopian kids…since that is where I learned to read, after all. With those books, I get to play with both words AND art and how they fit together.
Allison Black is an illustrator and designer specializing in cute and colorful creations. Originally from Upstate New York, she received her BFA at Syracuse University and has since lived in Los Angeles, Minneapolis and now Columbus, Ohio. Allison’s career started as a product designer for Target, developing a huge range of kid-friendly products. She now has six published books and has another ten coming out. Allison also has a stationery company called Hip-Hip which she founded in 2015. In addition to making art around the clock, Allison has a particular love for gummy worms, goats and guinea pigs.