Winner of an IPPY silver medal for picture books!
Rhinos rock out. Alligators stroll under limbo polls. Elephants pound the piano. Pelicans cater.
Ever wonder why the animals at the zoo are always so sleepy? What the Sleepy Animals Do at the Audubon Zoo will answer your questions once and for all.
When Renee asks her father why the zoo animals are snoozing all day, he dreams up an elaborate answer. At night, the monkeys steal the zookeeper's keys, and all of the animals come out of their cages to dance, eat, and play. By the time the visitors arrive in the morning, the animals are all tuckered out. Renee doesn't believe her father s tale, but dads have a way of being right about these things...
The manuscript was awarded Best New Orleans Children's Book at 2012 New Orleans Children's Book Festival.
A whimsical, fantastical tale Times Picayune/NOLA.com
This book has beautifully detailed illustrations and off-the-charts imagination. Indiegogo
It s clear these guys know NOLA and the sometimes-sleepy animals that live there, and their love for the city shines through in this sweet story. Nerdy With Children