The Peaceable Kingdom: A Year in the Life of America's Oldest Zoo
John Sedgwick invites readers into an unforgettable world with the animals and people of the Philadelphia Zoo, America's oldest. With deft skill, he shares the bond between the creatures and their keepers, the jubilation at the birth of a new animal, the mourning at the death of an old favorite. Perfect for all animal lovers. 50 black-and-white photos.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
Perhaps one needs to be from Philadelphia, or be a zookeeper to like this book, I found it incredibly dull. On the one hand, with its old ideas of zoo keeping it was rather painful to read, on the ... Read full review
The peaceable kingdom: a year in the life of America's oldest zooUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The Philadelphia Zoo, founded in 1874, is the nation's oldest and, in Sedgwick's opinion, most "intimate and charming'' zoo. Visiting behind the scenes summer, fall, winter, and spring, Sedgwick lets ... Read full review