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From one black bear to 10 hairy warthogs, a boy and his grandpa count their way through a zoo full of friendly animals.  Colorful pictures and bouncy rhyme invite even the youngest readers and listeners to chime in and join the fun.  Counting is always more fun when Grandpa helps!

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Two at the Zoo

by Danna Smith

illustrated by Valeria Petrone

HMH Clarion Books

ISBN 10: 05470982X
ISBN 13: 978054749823

Art © Valeria Petrone

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" An engaging read-aloud for story time and one-on-one sharing." -School Library Journal

"Smith's picture book debut is a whirlwind trip to the Zoo...A great Read-aloud." - Kirkus
"A wild way to help younger kids learn their numbers." -Parenting Magazine 

Awards and Distinctions

A Missourian Baby Buzz Pick

Featured in Parenting: The Early Years Magazine

A Raising Readers Special Board Book Edition