Fraidyzoo by Thyra Heder
  

Fraidyzoo

Written by Thyra Heder
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Fraidyzoo by Thyra Heder

It's a great day to go to the zoo! As her family hustles and bustles to get out the door, Little T lags behind. She's afraid to go back to the zoo; the only trouble is--she can't remember why. Undaunted, her mum, dad and sister jump in to help Little T remember what she's afraid of by acting out the zoo animals. Does it start with an A? her father asks, making alligator jaws with his arms. The game continues through the day and the alphabet, as the costumes and scenes grow increasingly elaborate. By nightfall, the creative family has gone through the alphabet and Little T is not afraid of any of the animals! So, in the morning, the family is off again to the zoo, and in a punchy, witty conclusion, we learn that the heavily made-up ticket lady, and not the zoo animals, was the cause of Little T's fear. In triumph, Little T no longer feels like a fraidyzoo.

About the Author

Thyra Heder is a Brooklyn-based illustrator whose clients include Vogue, Johnny Walker, Match.com, Bonnaroo, Kenneth Cole and many more. She storyboards for film and television, including the FX Network, PBS and NOVA. She graduated from Brown University in 2006 with a degree in art semiotics. This is her first picture book.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Thyra Heder
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Publisher

Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams

Publication date

17th October 2013

ISBN

9781419707766


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