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Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Rod…
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Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book (1982)

by Rod Campbell

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Each animal arriving from the zoo as a possible pet fails to suit its prospective owner, until just the right one is found. Movable flaps reveal the contents of each package.
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So, a fun idea, but unfortunately, this book is dated and gender stereotyped. With books like this -- depicting all eight different animals as male -- no wonder kids go to the zoo and call every single animal "him" unless it is obviously nursing an infant. Sandra Boynton's books are a great alternative, and not so painfully and unnecessarily gendered. ( )
  adaq | Dec 25, 2019 |
Our whole family loves this, but it's another kid's book where all the characters are male. Gotta change those pronouns up.
  g33kgrrl | Sep 16, 2019 |
Young readers love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent-a monkey, a lion, and even an elephant! But will they ever find the perfect pet?
  wichitafriendsschool | Aug 9, 2019 |
With it’s addictive simplicity, this lift-the-flap book covers animals, emotions, moods and much more, a perfect first book for your little one. ( )
  Yasminb | Jun 19, 2019 |
Lift the flaps and see what the zoo has sent....in the end, the perfect pet. ( )
  AccyP | Jan 13, 2019 |
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