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Children's LiteratureWhen the two babies wake up in the morning their mothers get them ready for a day at the zoo. There they see all kinds of babies: a warm baby (musk oxen), a cold baby (Magellanic penguins), a tucked-in-a-fold baby (red kangaroo) and many more. The toddlers, a white girl and an African-American boy, look at the animals together, play peek-a-boo in their strollers, eat ice cream, fall down, and have several other experiences common to young children. When they return home they eat and have a bath before their fathers tuck them in for the night. The short, rhyming text has a soothing cadence that is just right for the toddler set. Wolff has selected several unusual animals for this story. The illustrations, done in gouache on watercolor paper, have soft edges. In addition to the animal identification, this is a warm and loving fun day between mothers and their babies. 2004, Dutton, Ages 2 to 4.