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By John Hutton, Illustrated by Doug Cenko



32 Pages, 11 x 9

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $17.99 (US $17.99) (CA $23.99)

Publication Date: September 2018

ISBN 9781936669691

Rights: WOR

blue manatee press (Sep 2018)

Price: $17.99


Lively illustrations and read-aloud text feature in this story about trouble-making animals

"The zookeeper is sleeping while the animals she's keeping, out of habitats are creeping, flying, climbing, stalking, leaping…" After the zookeeper goes to bed for the night, her animals decide it's the perfect time for a party! Lions and alligators, penguins and giraffes, creatures from all habitats sneak out for some late-night mischief. But when the party starts to get a little too wild, will the animals be caught in their tracks? Bouncy, rhyming, and filled with silly animal fun, Zzzookeeper is sure to become a new bedtime favorite.

Author Biography

Doug Cenko is an illustrator from Chicago, Illinois. One of his favorite places to spend time with his daughter is the zoo. He loves how the zoo let you get close to the animals without getting TOO close to the animals. Dr. John Hutton is a pediatrician and author from Cincinnati, Ohio. He is passionate about the importance of children connecting with nature and the amazing, playful creatures we share it with. He is also a fan of sleeping.