Zoo's Who

Zoo's Who

By Douglas Florian

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152046392, 47pp.

Publication Date: April 2005


Climb on into Douglas Florian's latest poetry compendium, featuring twenty-one original poems and paintings about creatures from across the animal kingdom.

With sleepy sloths and portly pigs, lazy lizards and regal eagles, this creeping, leaping, sweeping collection of zoological delights is certain to have animal enthusiasts everywhere rattling their cages for more.

About the Author
Douglas Florian is the creator of many acclaimed picture books including "Dinothesaurus", which received four starred reviews and was named to many best-of-the-year lists; "Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars", a "Kirkus Reviews" Best Book of the Year and Horn Book Fanfare List selection; and "Bowwow Meow Meow", winner of the Gryphon Award and a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York.

Praise For Zoo's Who

Praise for Douglas Florian's animal poetry books:
"A first choice for the poetry shelves . . . this collection is toadally terrific."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

[star] "Florian's distinctive, full-page watercolors are as playful as his verse."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)