Something's wrong at the zoo! The animals don't want to roar. They don't want to prowl. They don't want to growl. The lions, monkeys, elephants-all of the animals-are on strike. The zookeeper doesn't know what to do! Then poor little Sue comes for a visit. She is heartbroken because there isn't much fun at the zoo when the animals don't want to do anything at all. What will it take for the animals to go wild? New York Times best-selling author Karma Wilson pens another delightful story packed with lively rhymes. Her award-winning books are a delight to read aloud and are enjoyed by young children everywhere. An animated reading by narrator Kevin R. Free complements this compassionate and spunky story. Other titles by Wilson, including Bear Snores On, are also available from Recorded Books. ". whimsical expressions abound, and loads of laughter will be shared by all."-School Library Journal
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by Karma Wilson
"When Sue arrives for a much anticipated visit to the zoo, she can't hide her disappointment. There's so little to see! There's no prowling or howling or growling or scowling. Monkeys are demanding a pool, zebras have painted in their stripes, giraffes are knitting covers for their necks, and the penguins are snoring. What a boring place! Kevin Free narrates with vigor. His shock is palpable as he describes each striking animal and the zookeeper's consternation. Free relishes the rhyme and repetition and is audibly satisfied when the zoo's problem is solved. Now, did you hear that the bear is ready to leave the circus? A.R. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"