Synopses & Reviews
Smith, an award winning writer and zookeeper for 20 years, introduces readers to little-known facts and gives them a front row seat into the inner sanctum of the zoo through this colorful alphabet book. Full color.
Since monkeys and elephants and crocodiles don't make good tour guides who better to walk us through the inner workings of a zoo than the zookeeper? Roland Smith, award winning writer and 20-year zookeeper, introduces young readers to little know facts--sometimes in the middle of the night zookeepers do go back to check the locks, giraffes don't know how to duck making it difficult to drive under a bridge when zookeepers transport them from one location to another, and exactly how much time do zookeepers spend with the pooper-scooper? Z is for Zookeeper gives children a front row seat into the inner sanctum of the zoo--one of the ultimate childhood places. Z is for Zookeeper will keep kids opening the pages as often as they request, Can we go to the zoo?