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  1. elefante

    elefante Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure if these are still around, but this was a monthly magazine for kids about a certain animal. There didn't seem to be too many as I remember my subscriptions repeated eventually. They were fun to read. They had photos as well as illustrations. I recently came across my collection as I was looking through some things.
     
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    I just have several books involving zoo animals, in PDF format .
     
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    My grandmother bought me every single one
     
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    Zoobooks was/is a magazine of animals aimed toward children. I used to get a subscription.
     
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    I did. I believe I still have mine put away somewhere I'll need to look.
     
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    I used to have every single one. They're still packed away somewhere in my closet. Honestly, getting Zoobooks was a great decision for a kid who loved animals as much as myself. I would get so excited every month when it came in and I would read, reread, and rereread each issue! I learned a lot about animals through that subscription.
     
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    I always wanted the elephants one. For some reason I never got that one.
     
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    I did find them. I still have nearly 50 of them. Some are in great shape other are in better bad shape.
     
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    Did you ever have the elephants one?
     
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    I still have it, but unfortunately it's missing a page:(
     
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    I've always wondered how often those are updated. And if they have come out with new ones recently. My old collection went back far enough there were two different fonts. One plain black one and one colorful one.
     
  13. Drew

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    Like many here I used to get them too. My favorite part was the illustrations showing the skeleton/musculature of the highlighted animal! Very unlike many of the other books I had. Fortunately my wife also got them and saved most all of them, we came across them when reorganizing our basement and I spent some time sitting down with my kids and looking through them.

    You can still get a subscription and we had one for the kids for a year or so but sadly they didn't seem to enjoy them as much as i did. I was a little older than them when I was into them so who knows maybe they will appeal more to them when they are older.
     
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    I got those when I was a kid too! They're still around, I see them in the gift shop at the science museum, and a quick Google search shows that you can still order subscriptions.