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At the Zoo I See (Young Art series)

NOTABLE – 2018 CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year

LONGLISTED – 2018 ABIA Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year

SHORTLISTED – 2018 Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year (Birth to Three Years category)

This delightful book for early childhood will enthral young children and their older readers. The vibrant illustrations are accompanied by a soft lyrical text and together they introduce some of the diverse native and exotic animals to be found in Australian zoos. A ‘surprised lion’, ‘pacing jaguar’, ‘grinning gorilla’, ‘devoted elephant’ and a ‘queenly cassowary’ are just some of the featured zoo animals that will tug at the heartstrings in this fabulous animal parade.

First release of the ‘Young Art’ Board Book series that showcases young Indigenous artists.


Praise for At the Zoo I See (Young Art series)

"This stunning board book shines with quirk and colour as we're introduced to some of the more unusual native and exotic animals you'll find in Australia's zoos."

Kid's Book Review

"A great little book for sharing with children who are learning what a book is and what an experience with a book might be like."

CBCA Reading Time

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Magabala Books is Australia's oldest independent Indigenous publishing house. Based in the pearling town of Broome in the far north of Western Australia, Magabala Books is one of the most remote publishing houses in the world.

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Robyn Wells has a degree in Fine Arts and has lived in the Kimberley for many years. She is passionate about enabling young people to express themselves through language and art.

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