The Zoo by Suzy Lee

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An ordinary trip to the zoo turns out to be extraordinary... as an imaginative, fun-filled, animal adventure takes hold of a little girl. (Meanwhile, her poor beleaguered parents experience an adventure of their own.) It s a trip youngest animal lovers, explorers and dreamers will want to take again and again.
 

About Suzy Lee

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Suzy Lee's books have been published and exhibited worldwide. She wrote and illustrated The Black Bird, Mirror, La Revanche des Lapins, and Alice in Wonderland. Born in Seoul, Korea, she currently lives and works in Singapore.
 
Published March 1, 2007 by Kane/Miller Book Pub. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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/ ‘Kid with the presents,’ / answered the pheasants.” Each of the animals comes with the full Munsinger treatment of wispy lines, emotive faces, and plenty of goofy action.

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“We visited the monkey house, and Bear Hill,” the text says innocently, but what we see in the pictures are empty cages and enclosures and the small girl chasing after the peacock’s bright tail.

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Publishers Weekly

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This story of a girl who gets lost at the zoo draws its energy from a collection of contrasts.

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Publishers Weekly

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A family's tour of the zoo provides a rich vehicle for Ormerod's precise, delicate art.

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BC Books

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(Of course, I'm not an ogre and have to say I like animals too, considering we have always had pets.) At one time when we were living in Phoenix, we had our own private zoo - two dogs, two cats, a rabbit, two Desert Tortoises and two African tortoises.

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Time Out New York

A strange, ecstatically beautiful little fantasy, set almost entirely within a quaint Douanier Rousseau zoo, all trailing palm fronds and swirling mists, where three innocents - a pair of lovers and a runaway child - seek refuge one night from the cruelties of the world outside.

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