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This warm and whimsical picture book opens with a little boy eagerly anticipating a trip to the zoo as his mother straps him into his car seat. Like most toddlers, he would rather run free than wear a seat belt, ride in a stroller, hold Mommy's hand, or climb into her backpack. As they pass various animal exhibits, the little boy asks teasing questions, such as "If I were a monkey, would I have to wear a helmet?" Mommy's light-hearted responses reveal, in a bouncy cadence, how animal and human moms alike keep their rambunctious young ones close and safe.
On a visit to the zoo, a little boy imagines what it would be like to be various animals, such as a hippopotamus or a penguin, and listens as his mother explains how all parents keep their young ones safe.
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Zoos, Family / Parents
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Baby - 3 years
Author: Jane Kurtz
Street Date: February 3, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-0668
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