A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke

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Cozy up with adorable baby sloths in this irresistible photographic picture book.

Hang around just like a sloth and get to know the delightful residents of the Avarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica, the world’s largest sloth orphanage. You’ll fall in love with bad-boy Mateo, ooh and ahh over baby Biscuit, and want to wrap your arms around champion cuddle buddy Ubu!

From British filmmaker and sloth expert Lucy Cooke comes a hilarious, heart-melting photographic picture book starring the laziest—and one of the cutest—animals on the planet.

About Lucy Cooke

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Lucy Cooke is a British filmmaker, photographer, zoologist, and founder of the Sloth Appreciation Society. A Little Book of Sloth is her first book. Visit her at Slothville.com.
Published March 5, 2013 by Margaret K. McElderry Books. 64 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books.

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Children might enjoy the myriad pictures of cute critters in this photo essay set at the Aviarios del Caribe sloth sanctuary, but it's not likely they'll sit still long enough to listen to the text.

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Cooke, whose YouTube videos and 2011 Animal Planet documentary, Too Cute! Baby Sloths, set off a minor sloth-loving craze, offers an encyclopedic look at these permanently smiling, adorably snub-nosed

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Sloth aficionado Cooke casts the sloths of Costa Rica’s sloth sanctuary (which she dubs “Slothville”) in an adorable photoessay that combines vivid images of the photogenic residents with lively information about sloths in general and individual residents.

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