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King of the Zoo

Erica S. Perl, Jackie Urbanovic (Illustrator)


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They say the lion is king of the jungle, but who's the king of the zoo?
Meet Carlos the Chameleon, the true king of the zoo...or so he thought
When his friends point out that he's not the zoo's only king, Carlos must defend his kingdom The kangaroo makes Carlos hopping mad. The monkey has Carlos scratching his head in disbelief. The elephant, too? Who knew?
Will Carlos regain his rightful place on the throne or is he just being a royal pain?
From the hilarious Erica S. Perl and the NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling Illustrator, Jackie Urbanovic, KING OF THE ZOO is a read-aloud riot that will have everyone cheering for the little Chameleon on his king-sized quest.

Orchard Books, 9780545461825, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 2013

About the Author

Erica S. Perl is the author of several books for young readers, including DOTTY, CHICKEN BEDTIME IS REALLY EARLY and the well-loved CHICKEN BUTT! books. Erica lives in Washington D.C. with her family, but you can visit her at Jackie Urbanovic is the author and illustrator of the Max the duck series which includes two NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers, Duck at the Door and Duck Soup. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, and shares her studio with two playful dogs and one lovable cat. You can visit her online at