1 Zany Zoo

1 Zany Zoo Cover

1 Zany Zoo

By Lori Degman; Colin Jack (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Hardcover, 9781416989905, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2010

Have you ever wondered what happens at the zoo "before "the gates open? Foxes who steal keys, beavers who cook chili, hyenas who play the blues when no one is looking, anything can happen Readers won t believe the antics of these wacky animals, and they ll have a blast counting along with the simple text as they encounter each increasingly crazy creature. First-time illustrator Colin Jack's unique retro style paired with contest winner Lori Degman's enthusiastic words provide an entertaining peek inside the zaniest zoo around

About the Author
Lori Degman is a teacher for the deaf and hard-of-hearing students. She is the winner of Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories New Author contest. Lori has two grown sons and lives with her husband in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Colin Jack has illustrated several books for children, including the Galaxy Zack series, Toads on Toast, and If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur. He also works as a story artist and character designer at DreamWorks Studios. He lives in California with his wife and two kids. Follow Colin on Twitter @colinjack8.