Synopses & Reviews
andlt;b andgt;and#8220;ABCand#8221; means and#8220;Animal Baby Cutenessand#8221; in this darling alphabet book from the creators of ZooBorns.com.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Calling all animal enthusiastsand#8212;the ZooBorns are back! Itand#8217;s time to scamper through the alphabet with a herd ofandnbsp;irresistible zoo babies. Featuring adorable animal photos, zippy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest ABC book ever to hit the shelves!
"Bleiman and Eastland introduce a new group of criminally cute baby zoo animals for each letter of the alphabet in a companion to 2010's ZooBorns. Crisp, closeup photographs feature cheetahs, flamingos, marmosets, and sloths, among others, while lighthearted prose emphasizes the animals' unique characteristics: 'I is for impala. Our long legs are perfect for leaping. Let's go for a run!' Extra points for a solid X entry: 'X is for X-ray tetra. Attention, science students my see-through body is very revealing.' Endnotes explore each animal in greater detail. Ages 2 up. (July)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
andlt;divandgt;"If looking for cuteness, pick this one."andlt;BRandgt;
--Kirkus Reviews, June 1,
and#8220;Bleiman and Eastland introduce a new group of criminally cute baby zoo animals for each letter of the alphabet in a companion to 2010and#8217;s andlt;i andgt;ZooBornsandlt;/iandgt;. Crisp, closeup photographs feature cheetahs, flamingos, marmosets, and sloths, among others, while lighthearted prose emphasizes the animalsand#8217; unique characteristics.and#8221;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; and#8212;andlt;iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/iandgt;, May 14, 2012
and#8220;All of these animal babies are extremely cuddly and appear in a full-color photo, one to a pageand#8230;. The introduction explains that the bookand#8217;s purpose is to teach the alphabet, but, more importantly, to show the need to study animals in zoos in order to understand them in the wild and to develop ways to protect endangered speciesand#8230;. The photographs are wonderful, the color and simple phrases fun.and#8221;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; and#8212;andlt;i andgt;School Library Journalandlt;/iandgt;, September 2012
and#8220;If looking for cuteness, pick this one.and#8221;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8212;andlt;iandgt;Kirkus Reviewsandlt;/iandgt;, June 1, 2012
About the Author
Andrew Bleiman is a lifelong animal nerd who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English Literature and a yet to be recognized minor in Baby Animalogy. He attributes his fascination with zoology and conservation to monthly childhood trips to the Wildlife Conservation Societyand#8217;s Bronx Zoo. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Lillian, and daughter, Avery.Chris Eastland is a classically trained artist and freelance designer who studied and taught at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy. Chris was formerly the Photography Editor for Quest Magazine. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his girlfriend, Emilie, their cat Georgie, and their dog Holden.