If your Child Loves Animals They Will Love a Subscription to Zoobooks! Review and Giveaway


 I remember as a child I loved reading Zoobooks. I did not have a subscription, but I can remember going to the dentist’s office and reading them in the waiting room. Honestly, I had no idea these books were still around until I was contacted by the marketing manager of Zoobooks. I was very excited because my two children absolutely love animals and learning about them!

About Zoobooks: 

Zoobooks is the everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didn’t-know-where-to-look children’s resource for animals. Each Zoobooks explores the anatomy, habitat, socialization, and ecological role of a single animal or animal group in a vibrant, easy-to-understand way. The Zoobooks trademark design combines stunning photography with beautiful life-like illustration and captivating text that kids just love – guaranteed!

Zoobooks is published by Wildlife Education, Ltd., established in 1980 to provide wild learning fun for children of all ages. Since then, the Wildlife Education family of award-winning publications has grown to include:

  • Zootles, for younger readers 3 to 6 years old, launched in 2005
  • Zoobies, for the littlest learners 0 to 3 years old, launched  in 2008
  • Critters Up Close, durable board books about animals for young explorers 0 to 6 years old.

Millions of young readers have grown up with award-winning Zoobooks, Zootles and Zoobies, developing key learning skills while having fun reading about something they love – animals, animals and more animals. And the learning goes beyond the page with:

  • digital subscriptions
  • a Secret Jungle website with just-for-kids animal games, puzzles and quizzes
  • e-Safari email adventures that trek to the best animal sites on the web

It’s been over 30 years since John Wexo hatched the idea for Zoobooks while standing in front of a primate enclosure at the zoo. His idea was simple: to create a colorful, concise, informative series of animal books to share with children that could be purchased at zoos through vending machines. The vending machine gave way to subscription sales, and Zoobooks was soon being shipped to hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the world. To meet the clamoring demand of librarians, the first hardcover editions of Zoobooks were produced in 1983.

Now you can find Zoobooks, Zootles and Zoobies in homes, schools and libraries around the world. You can buy them by subscription or by single editions in the Zoobooks web store,  in select bookstores and in finer zoo, museum, aquarium and park gift shops and specialty retailers around the country.


Zoobooks offers many different subscriptions for kids of all ages. I have an 8 and 5 year old so I reviewed all of the offered subscriptions. Zoobies for ages 0-3, Zootles for ages 3-6, Zoodinos for ages 5 and up and Zoobooks for ages 6-12. Each issue is themed around a specific animal or group of animals, discussing habits and habitat in depth so the reader gains a thorough understanding. Each book also comes ad free, each page is filled with information about the animals.

Zoobies and Zootles are perfect for my 5 year old who is learning to read. He is enjoying learning facts about Alligators, as well as sounding out the words and reading! My 8 year old loves Zoodinos and Zoobooks. She is a BIG animal lover, so she was so excited to receive these. While she was reading she would look over to me and tell me all of the great facts she was learning about Elephants!  The books are illustrated with beautiful photos and drawings. I love how each subscription comes with games, activities, animal questions, stickers, posters and coloring sheets! The Elephant book received even came with really cool fact cards about different animals!


 With each subscription, you will receive a hard copy and a digital copy! This is great for airplane trips and for road trips! These subscriptions would also make great gifts for any animal lover you know! Click here to order! 
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*I received complimentary samples of the magazines. All opinions are my own. 


One lucky reader will win a subscription of their choice to either Zoobooks, Zootles, Zoobies or Zoodinos! Offer valid to U.S. residents only. Giveaway ends on 4/10/2017.

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My name is MJ. I have two wonderful children and work part time as well as volunteer at my children's school.

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  1. I loved Zoobooks as a kid and I know all my kids would love them too!

  2. We’d like Zoobooks!

  3. I would love to have the Zootles 🙂
    Thank You for the chance!

  4. Stephanie Phelps says

    If I won I would love to have the Zoobies.

  5. Marilyn Nawara says

    I would like my granddaughter make the final decision, but I think her choice would be Zoodinos

  6. Crafty Nunn says

    I would like to get the Zootles

  7. Crafty Nunn says
  8. I would probably choose ZooBooks for my grandsons.

  9. I think my Granddaughter would like Zoobies.

  10. Vicki Wurgler says

    my granddaughter would like the Zoobooks

  11. That’s a good thing. I would love to have the subscription. It also develop a reading habit.

  12. I’d pick zoobooks!

  13. I would pick zoobooks!

  14. YES! I used to get these when I was a kid and LOVED them!!! Great idea.

  15. How fun! This looks like something we could use along with our homeschool curriculum. My boys LOVE animals!

  16. Zoobooks are great! I used to have a subscription for all three of my kids, and they loved it. They really learned a lot.

  17. My daughter used to have a subscription to Zoobooks. She’d drag those books around with her everywhere.

  18. I had a subscription to Zoobooks for my daughter for about three years. She loved them. We still have them all, and she’ll pull them out from time to time.

  19. Stephanie says

    i like the Zoobooks

  20. Zoobooks are great! kids definitely learn a lot from them. I love that they offer digital activities to go along with the issues!

  21. I remember Zoobooks. I had no idea they were still around these days!

  22. Getting these Zoobooks for my nephews who love animals and love to read too! I really like that they come in digital also!

  23. We had a subscription and the kids absolutely loved it. They would bicker over who got which issue.

  24. This would be perfect for my 6 year old. He has just learned how to read on his own.

  25. I remember using these to learn when I was a kid. They’ve been around a long time and I love them.

  26. Our family world says

    Kids love story telling especially about animals. Their mind more be open-minded. This book is totally good for the kids.

  27. This is awesome! Such a great way to let kids learn more about animals! My son will really appreciate this!

  28. I think the boys have brought these books home from the library before. This subscription would make a great gift for the kids.

  29. Nicole escat says

    I love reading books! I want to teach also my kid to be love reading books. This kind of book is interesting. I would love to have that.

  30. Terra Heck says

    I’d choose a Zoodinos subscription. Thanks.

  31. Mandi Smith says

    I would choose zoobooks my 8 year old loves animals and reading, this is perfect for her

  32. Oh my gosh! I totally remember reading ZooBooks when I was a kid! This sounds like such a great thing to have in our home!

  33. Oh I would love the Zootles for our little one! He is so into animals, he would really enjoy reading that!

  34. Nannypanpan says

    I like zootles