Follow Speed, a Galapagos Tortoise, on an adventure through the Zoo as he reunites Pongo, a slightly lost orangutan, with his mother. Along the way, Speed fondly recalls the 12 Animal Heroes that were historically significant to the San Diego Zoo.
This "Read-to-me/Sing-to-me" book features an audio CD of the story & song, along with vibrant full-color illustrations and fun facts about our 12 Animal Heroes. Easy-to-read language for children that can read on their own.
Written by Shari Lyon and illustrated by Christina Wald.
32 page, hardcover book
Recommended for ages 4-12 years.
It started with a murmur and ended with a cheer! This colorful, hardcover, children’s book is the true story of Karen, a Sumatran orangutan at the San Diego Zoo, who won the hearts of everyone around her while she was growing up. It chronicles her...
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