What's New at the Zoo? A PhotoPhOnics™© Reader, is filled with vibrant photographs that motivate children to read and encourage their love and appreciation for animals and nature. The color-coded phonics, rhyming language, beautiful photo-clues and basic sight word vocabulary support a fun and successful reading experience for developing readers. Children enjoy reading the predictable rhymes and looking at the photographs again and again. The "Fun Facts to Explore" section at the back of the book corresponds to the photographs and provides interesting facts about animals. This section also encourages discussion and questions and helps children make meaningful connections to the world. Children are introduced to many important ideas while improving their decoding, vocabulary and comprehension skills. A list of fun, instructional suggestions as well as an explanation of book features are included. This engaging book is easy to use for parents and teachers to help young children improve their reading skills and learn about animals and their habitats. Also look for other interesting and enjoyable PhotoPhOnics™© Readers : Take On Alaska! and Take On Utah!