What's New at the Zoo?

What's New at the Zoo? Cover

What's New at the Zoo?

An Animal Adding Adventure

By Suzanne Slade; Joan Waites (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Paperback, 9781607180388, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

Come along on an animal adding adventure. Add baby animals to the adults to see how many there are all together. And while you are at it, learn what some of the zoo animals eat or what the baby animals are called. Follow the lost red balloon as it soars through the zoo. At the end of the day, count up all the animals you have seen. The For Creative Minds educational section includes: How many animals do you see?, Tens make friends, Adding by columns, Fact families, Food for thought, Animal matching activity, and Animal classes.

About the Author
Suzanne Slade is the author of 100 books for children, including many titles on science topics. Suzanne holds a Mechanical Engineering degree, and has worked on Delta IV rockets and car braking systems before beginning her writing career. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband and two children.

Joan C. Waites has illustrated numerous Pelican titles, including Daniel Boone: Trailblazer, The Waving Girl, and Moon's Cloud Blanket, which was an IRA/CBC Children's Choice Program 2004 Selection. She has also been awarded the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award (2001) and the Educational Press Award from Hopscotch magazine for her illustrations, and has been featured in Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market. She lives and works in Silver Spring, Maryland.