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September 29, 2014

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Q&A: Kathleen Krull on the History of Zoos

Illustration(s) from What’s New? The Zoo! copyright 2014 by Peter Malone. Used with permission from Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books

In her latest picture book What’s New? The Zoo!: A Zippy History of Zoos (illustrated by Marcellus Hall), author Kathleen Krull fills readers in on the ins and outs of fascinating animal collections and menageries from ancient times to the present day.

Atlanta Library Joins Forces With Zoo to Boost Kids’ Love of Wildlife

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If I ran the zoo, what would I do? That’s the question the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library and Zoo Atlanta want kids to ponder during a jointly run summer environmental education effort focused on igniting kids’ zeal for protecting Georgia’s wildlife—while also inspiring them to consider future careers in animal conservation.