Bridge to the Wild: Behind the Scenes at the Zoo

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.1 X 0.7 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780544277397

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About the Author

Caitlin O'Connell is a teacher at the Stanford University School of Medicine, a world-renowned expert on elephants, and one of the top authors in narrative nonfiction today. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at www.caitlineoconnell.com.

Tim Rodwell, a doctor, a professor at UC San Diego, School of Medicine, and an outstanding photographer, is married to Caitlin O'Connell. They live in San Diego with their dog, Frodo.

Reviews

* "A solid offering to young animal lovers."
- School Library Journal, STARRED review

"Readers should find the book's facts and photos intriguing, and the collaborators' curiosity and passion inspiring."
-- Publishers Weekly

"O'Connell presents the modern zoo in a clear light, acknowledging the challenges of replicating favorable conditions for the social, physical, and reproductive health of the exhibited animals... An important, engaging introduction to a modern zoo, its dedicated staff, and the fascinating animals in its care."
-- Kirkus

"O'Connell's love of animals is undeniable, and young readers will identify with the personal details and warm observations she includes."
-- Booklist

"Through her first-person narration, full of curiosity, enthusiasm, humor, and respect for animals, O'Connell exposes a biologist's thinking process."
- Horn Book Magazine