Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Authors to sign books at zoo Saturday

The Tautphaus Park Zoo is now a selling a “Green Kids Club” book series, and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the authors will be available to autograph copies at the Tautphaus Park Zoo.

According to the Green Kids Club Web site (, “The series was developed as a utility to teach children the importance of protecting habitats to sustain ecosystems, animal life and ultimately human life.” The books are written by local authors, Sylvia Medina and Saige Ballock-Dixon and illustrated by Joy Eagle.

“The Green Kids Club books and the mission of the Tautphaus Park Zoo really do go hand in hand.” said Beth Rich, zoo superintendent. “The zoo is dedicated to conservation and education on wildlife and wild places so these books help support our goals and mission very nicely.”