"A Wild Day at the Zoo is a sweet and educational picture book introduction to the wonders and diversity of the zoo, as well as the wonders and diversity of human languages. A passive lesson in multicultural acceptance." -- Foreword Review
"A Wild Day at the Zoo's uplifting, fun tone pairs nicely with its messages and lessons. It will appeal to anyone seeking to expand a child's experiences with other cultures and languages." -- Midwest Book Review
Little Polyglot Adventures Series (Vol. 2): A Wild Day at the Zoo / Une folle journ e au zoo - Bilingual English and French Children's Picture Book
This is the bilingual English and French edition of this book and it is the sequel to Vol 1: Dylan's Birthday Present / Le cadeau d'anniversaire de Dylan. This book is also available in several other languages, including in bilingual versions.
Summary in English:
The city zoo is holding a very special event. Today, guests can bring their own pets to the zoo Of course, all city residents want to join in on the fun. Dylan and Isabella, the little polyglot siblings, see this as a great opportunity for Kiki, Dylan's pet chicken, to meet her animal friends. However, things get a bit out of control when Kiki is left unattended. In this fun and colorful story, children will learn about the importance of thinking outside the box and using their imagination and creativity to solve difficult problems.
While reading this book, kids will learn six new words in different languages and feel like a little polyglot themselves
If you are looking for a children's book that will help your child see the value in speaking other languages, in being multicultural, and that will hopefully get them excited about learning languages, this book is a great choice.
♥ If you like this book, don't forget to check out its coloring book companion (sold separately). ♥
Summary in French:
Le zoo de la ville organise un v nement tr's sp cial. Aujourd'hui, les visiteurs peuvent emmener leurs animaux de compagnie au zoo Bien entendu, tous les habitants de la ville veulent tre de la partie. Dylan et Isabella, les petits fr re et soeur polyglottes, y voient une belle opportunit pour que Kika, la poule de compagnie de Dylan, puisse faire la connaissance de ses amis les animaux. Cependant, la situation d g n re lorsque Kika est laiss e sans surveillance. Dans cette histoire amusante et pittoresque, les enfants apprendront l'importance de penser diff remment et d'utiliser leur imagination et leur cr ativit pour r soudre des probl mes difficiles.