Author: Dr. Seuss
Title: If I Ran the Zoo
Publishing information: Random House, 1950, 4-8
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Picture Book
Summary of Plot: A little boy goes to the zoo, but only sees boring animals. He dreams of all the exotic animals he would catch and put in his zoo, like Bustard, a family of Joats, and Lunks.
Your Reaction to the book: this was a fun book, one of my favorites because of all the fin words.
Potential Problems: This book could be hard for beginning readers and discourage them.
Recommendations: Beginner readers should read this book, because shows them the worlds that reading can open up for them.