I can just see the wide eyes of the young listeners as the pages turn and the different animals are revealed in all their glory. 'Chimpanzees are cheeky' and 'hoopoes are happy.' Do you know what a hoopoe is? Me either. The book gently explores the variety and the wonder of many different animals. This one is a vocabulary builder for sure. But, through it all we continue to ask the question, 'How loud is a lion?' Do you know?