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- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2012-05-07
- Reviewer: Staff
It’s Earth Day, but while a giraffe and cheetah sort recyclables and a lion, tiger, and snake create a compost bin, a small monkey insists that it’s his birthday. Green tips are peppered throughout Kim’s endearing cartoons: a toucan points to a sign that says “Use Cloth Bags Instead of Plastic” and the compost bin reads “Compost Helps A Garden Grow.” Though the Earth Day/birthday wordplay at the heart of the joke may wear thin, the animals’ enthusiasm is motivating. Ages 3–7. (Apr.)