Behind the Scenes at the Zoo: Your All-Access Guide to the World's Greatest Zoos and Aquariums

by DK (Author)

Behind the Scenes at the Zoo: Your All-Access Guide to the World's Greatest Zoos and Aquariums
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Step inside the weird and wonderful world of zoos, where all four corners of our planet come together.

We're opening the gates, just for you! Join us on an epic behind-the-scenes adventure of zoos and aquariums. From tigers and tortoises to giraffes and jellyfish, you'll learn about hundreds of different animals and how they are looked after by their keepers.

Inside the pages of this animal book for kids, you'll discover the secret delights of the world's most interesting zoos and more! It includes:

- Descriptions of the conservation and ethical treatment of animals

- An explanation of the vital research done by zoos.

- Beautiful photos of animals and their innovative habitats in zoos around the world.

- Breakdowns of the tasks of zoo staff, using language that's fun and accessible.

All the fun of the zoo in just one book!

Featuring only the best zoos from around the world, this conservation-themed children's book takes you on a once-in-a-lifetime trip through zoo life. It gives you a peek inside the hidden lives of the experts who care for the animals in the zoos and work passionately to conserve them in the wild, too. Learn how they create the perfect habitats, nutritious meals and fun enrichment activities to keep their animals healthy and happy. This wonderful children's educational book is ideal for teaching little ones about endangered animals.

Behind the Scenes at the Zoo is packed with stunning images that encapsulate the essence of zoos, aquariums and wildlife parks, plus step-by-step explanations and job profiles of key roles like a zookeeper, veterinarian and wildlife biologist! It's the perfect gift for kids ages 9-12 who love all things animals. It's time to uncover the secrets of the incredible animals and army of staff that make up these extraordinary attractions and vital conservation centers! Are you ready?

Take little ones on even more STEM-based journeys!

If you loved this book about zoology for kids, look out for more Behind the Scenes titles from DK! Take an exclusive tour of the world's most exciting museums and discover their hidden treasures that aren't normally on public display with Behind the Scenes at the Museum.

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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.

DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO(R) books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
July 20, 2021
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