Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo

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By Cassandre Maxwell
Publisher Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo
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Abraham Dee Bartlett knew from a young age that he wanted to spend his life working with animals. But in Victorian London, there werent many jobs that provided an opportunity to do that. Still, Abraham spent years gaining knowledge and pursuing his dream until he eventually became superintendent in the London Zoo. Driven by his compassion for the animals, Abraham dramatically improved the conditions of the zoo to ensure that the animals could be happy and healthy.With engaging back matter and charming illustrations, Cassandre Maxwells book brings to life the littleknown story of the man who helped to create the modern zoo.

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1068 words1,068 words
34 pages34 pages
Lexile AD950LLexile AD950L
Grade K to 4Grade K to 4
Age 5-9Age 5-9
Published 2015Published 2015

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080285432X

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