How are animals trained in a zoo for the most endangered species of all? Join Marian and Ana as they travel through a zoo full of magical, mythical creatures, where good training allows for better care of the animals as well as safety for the trainers and public education. Learn about positive reinforcement with some of the most fantastic beasts ever seen — and then try some of the same techniques on your pets at home!
Age Range: 6 – 12 years
Grade Level: 1 – 6
Laura VanArendonk Baugh is known internationally for her animal training and behavior work and is the author of the bestselling training books Fired Up, Frantic, and Freaked Out and Social, Civil, and Savvy. In this book for young readers and novice trainers, she combines her training skill with her fantastic fiction for a fun, easy-to-grasp introduction to clicker training.