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In the Jungle

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Hippospotamus - Jeanne Willis
ISBN: 9781467703161
Hippopotamus had a spotamus . . . on her bottomus! It's a blister! said her sister. It's measles! said Weasel. It's hippopox! said Fox. But in the end the spotamus turns out to be something hilariously unexpected!

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I'm the Scariest Thing in the Jungle! - David G. Derrick
ISBN: 9781597020879
A bengal tiger cub and little crocodile vie for bragging rights about who is the scariest animal in their Indian jungle.

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The Very Cranky Bear - Nick Bland
ISBN: 9780545612692
On a cold, rainy day in the jungle, four animal friends hide in a cave to play, but unexpectedly meet a very cranky bear trying to nap.

Going Mobile

Pre-assembled story time kits for parents, caregivers, teachers or anyone who works with young children. Themed kits include picture books, puppets and DVDs. Please ask a library staff member for assistance in requesting a kit.


  • Story Times To Go Themed Kits
    Choose from: Backyard Pets, Patriotic, People Movers, Garden, Rain, Farm, Food, Friends, Pets, Wild Animals, Family, Health, School, Fairytales, Construction, Seasons, Music, Senses, Community Helpers, ABCs and 123s, Dinosaurs, Colors and Shapes.

Ivan's World


True Stories

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Animal Helpers - Jennifer Keats Curtis
ISBN: 9781607186113
This book gives readers a "behind the scenes" look five nonprofit sanctuaries and rescue zoos, where wild animals and exotic pets, that have been "domesticated" and can no longer survive in the wild are taken and cared for.

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Ivan: the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla - Katherine Applegate
ISBN: 9780544252301
In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla.

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Saving Lives and Changing Hearts - Rob Laidlaw
ISBN: 9781554552122
From a donkey sanctuary in Canada to a bear rescue centre in China, this book examines numerous efforts around the world to rescue and care for animals in need.


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Wild Reading

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Chained - Lynne Kelly
ISBN: 9780374312374
To work off a family debt, ten-year-old Hastin leaves his desert village in India to work as a circus elephant keeper but many challenges await him, including trying to keep Nandita, a sweet elephant, safe from the cruel circus owner.

The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate
ISBN: 9780061992261
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

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Tua and the Elephant - R. P. Harris
ISBN: 9780811877817
In Chiang Mai, Thailand, nine-year-old Tua releases an abused elephant from its chains--can she complete the rescue by getting it to an elephant refuge without being caught herself?


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