Taronga Presents Series

Sept 2024
Taronga presents: Poo at the Zoo

Taronga presents: Poo at the Zoo

The ultimate animal adventure series! From Taronga’s two Zoos comes a wild junior fiction series, purrfect for animal lovers aged 7 and up! Join best friends Sophia and Ollie as they experience a day in their DREAM JOB and get up-close and personal with all your favourite zoo animals, big and small.

Sophia and Ollie are zookeepers for a day . . . cleaning up after the animals!

Sophia and Ollie have always wanted to work at the zoo like their parents. Now they’re getting the chance to volunteer! But there’s a lot to learn before they’re allowed to work with the zookeepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney. They’re going to have to start at the bottom and work their way up!

Part of a publishing program supporting Taronga’s critical conservation work to secure a shared future for wildlife and people.

Sept 2024
Taronga presents: Party Animals

Taronga presents: Party Animals

Sophia and Ollie are zookeepers for a day . . . and it’s a birthday celebration!

It’s Ollie’s birthday, and Sophia has a secret. She knows what he’s getting for his birthday and it’s AWESOME, but she’s not allowed to tell him! And it’s her job to get him there on time. But will Ollie think she’s ignoring his special day? Join the best friends as they discover the wild life of zookeeping at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo.

The ultimate animal adventure series! From Australia’s most popular zoo comes a wild junior fiction series, purrfect for animal lovers aged 7 and up!

Part of a publishing program supporting Taronga’s critical conservation work to secure a shared future for wildlife and people.

Nov 2024
Taronga presents: Baby Boom

Taronga presents: Baby Boom

Sophia and Ollie are zookeepers for a day . . . and there’s a new addition to the family!

The holidays have finally arrived and so have lots of new babies. Taronga’s Wildlife Hospital is filled with excitement. Sophia and Ollie might even get the chance to look after the cutest baby of them all!

The ultimate animal adventure series! From Taronga’s two Zoos comes a wild junior fiction series, purrfect for animal lovers aged 7 and up! Join best friends Sophia and Ollie as they experience a day in their DREAM JOB and get up-close and personal with all your favourite zoo animals, big and small.

Part of a publishing program supporting Taronga’s critical conservation work to secure a shared future for wildlife and people.

Nov 2024
Taronga presents: Night Owls

Taronga presents: Night Owls

Sophia and Ollie are zookeepers for a day . . . and a night!

When Sophia and Ollie get a chance to stay at the Zoo after dark they can’t believe their luck. But it’s not easy being nocturnal! What are those strange sounds? What’s out there in the shadows? But when the keepers need help, Sophia and Ollie won’t rest until the job is done.

The ultimate animal adventure series! From Taronga’s two Zoos comes a wild junior fiction series, purrfect for animal lovers aged 7 and up! Join best friends Sophia and Ollie as they experience a day in their DREAM JOB and get up-close and personal with all your favourite zoo animals, big and small.

Part of a publishing program supporting Taronga’s critical conservation work to secure a shared future for wildlife and people.

About Kristin

Kristin is a Sydney-based children's writer and the author of nine books for children, including her new 'Taronga presents series' (Sept/Nov 2024) and the best-selling junior fiction book 'Football Fever: The Kick-off' that launched her 'Football Fever' series.

Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, inspiring children to create stories is Kristin's passion. She loves helping kids find new ways to share the stories of their time and their world.​

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