Sloth at the Zoom by Helaine BeckerSloth at the Zoom by Helaine Becker

Sloth at the Zoom

byHelaine BeckerIllustratorOrbie

Hardcover | August 15, 2018

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One day, a sloth accidentally gets delivered to the Zoom! She was supposed to be dropped off at the Zzzzzoo, a much more laid-back, slow-paced place. She had been looking forward to long, languorous naps while the sun gently warmed her belly. But at the Zoom, the zebras gallop so fast they leave their stripes in puddles. The monkeys climb so fast they forget to stop at the treetops. And the parrots fly so fast their tails draw rainbows across the sky.

When the sloth tries to make friends, nobody has any time—until the sloth meets a creature who’s a little more her speed, and everyone stops to notice. This is a surprising, delightful, and funny picture book about slowing down to enjoy the little things and making time for what matters.
HELAINE BECKER is an award-winning writer of books for children. She has written over 80 books, including Worms for Breakfast and the best-selling picture book A Porcupine in a Pine Tree. Helaine lives in Toronto, Ontario, where she tends to move either way too fast (cheetah!) or not at all (sloth). ORBIE is a children’s book illustrat...
Title:Sloth at the ZoomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10 × 9 × 0.3 inPublished:August 15, 2018Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771472499

ISBN - 13:9781771472494


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great reminder to slow down A cute story of a sloth becoming part of the zoo, or the zoom as they call it. Everyone is in such a rush and the sloth can't figure out why everyone is in such a hurry. A great reminder to slow down and enjoy life. This would be a great read aloud with emphasis on the slow talk!
Date published: 2018-08-21

Editorial Reviews

"Dedicated to the world’s “slowpokes, dawdlers, and lazybones,” this book takes a loving look at the pleasure of slowing down." - School Library Journal