Zoobooks Magazine Reviews

Zoobooks Magazine

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  • Next best thing to a trip to the zoo!

    Aug 12, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting facts; great pictures and illustrations
    Cons: Bonus activities section isn't what it used to be; finite number of available issues

    Summary: Did you know that: - You can typically tell the species and subspecies of a zebra by the stripes on its rear. - Gorillas in the wild rarely drink water. - There are 5 types of rhinos all of which have one or two horns ... read more

  • Terrible customer service

    Oct 11, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: None at this point
    Cons: Poor customer service. They don't manage their system well either

    Summary: I will open with I have yet to receive anything so I cannot speak to the quality of the magazine. I placed an order over three months ago. Got a receipt confirming my order and payment. Fast forward three months later still no magazine. I email them to ... read more

  • Zoobooks Magazine- a wonderful way to get your child's imagination rolling!

    Jul 14, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational and exciting. Fun for the whole family
    Cons: The magazines themselves don't last very long.

    Summary: My mom bought Zoobooks for me and my siblings when we were little. These quickly became the families favorite books, outdoing Dr. Sues and famous fairy tales such as Puss in Boots, Cinderella, and The Emperors New Clothes. Filled with beautiful pictures ... read more

  • Zoobooks Magazine- ehhhh.......

    Feb 11, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: photography, educational
    Cons: expensive, text is too 'deep' for us right now.

    Summary: A few weeks ago, I got an offer in the mail about Zoobooks Magazine. We already get Your Big Backyard Magazine and really love it, so I figured what the heck and signed up for 12 (1 a month) issues for $22.95. We got our first issue a few days ... read more

  • A Magazine Just For Kids

    Feb 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Entertaining and educational magazine for the child who loves animals and nature.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: After years of doing home daycare, I currently am doing before and after school care. That means that my kids are older now, and it is becoming more of a challenge to purchase items they will like. It seems that all they want to do is play Game Boy! I ... read more

  • Zoobooks is our favorite magazine for children!

    Apr 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Educational, great photography, magazine is printed on quality paper, no ads
    Cons: None!

    Summary: Zoobooks is an educational magazine for children about animals. In addition to great photography and wonderful information, there is also a pullout section of puzzles and mazes. The magazine also maintains a web site to support the magazine. WHAT YOU ... read more

  • ZOOBOOKS the Encyclopedia of Animals

    May 30, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Each issue focuses on one subject with no advertisements
    Cons: Seventeen pages in every issue

    Summary: The first time I saw one of the enticing commercials for Zoobooks I placed a call to the toll-free number for the free sample issue to explore further with my oldest son who at the time was no more than four years of age. We lucked out with that ... read more

  • RIP-OFF

    Jan 23, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice pictures
    Cons: Received 2 of 7 issues, no customer service, totally Anti-hunter, anti-gun.

    Summary: Total Rip-off. I ordered over 7 months ago, received 2 issues (not consecutive months) Called OVER 22 times Zoobooks NEVER returned one call. There is no "real" customer service, leave a message they "might" call, and NEVER DO! I requested a refund ... read more

  • For the budding Vetinarian in our home...

    Dec 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great for children, pictures, short articles
    Cons: none

    Summary: My 6 year old daughter, Amanda, has already proclaimed that she wants to be a Vetinarian when she grows up. I have seen the care and love she gives to all her stuffed plush as well as live kittens and puppies and feel that she is making a wise choice. ... read more

  • Roar with pleasure, hiss with delight…Zoobooks are OUT OF SIGHT!

    Apr 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Your kids (and you) can’t help but learn about all kinds of creatures.
    Cons: Only comes once a month!

    Summary: My son, like any other child, thinks it’s super cool to get mail. When we walk down to the mailbox and check the mail, his first question is “Anything for me?”. If there’s an interesting piece of junk mail I used to be able to con him into thinking it ... read more

  • Can't Be Beat!!

    Nov 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: interesting, great photos/graphics, fun to read
    Cons: after about 6 years or so you'll have every issue!

    Summary: My daughter, now 9, has been reading Zoobooks for years. We first got a subscription way back when she was a kindergartner because she'd always been interested in animals and we received an offer in the mail that made it look like an interesting ... read more

  • For Kids of Any Age!

    Nov 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Color pictures, Lots of information
    Cons: We have to wait for the next issue

    Summary: We ordered this magazine as part of an ongoing push to get my child to read anything. Reading is so important for children, that we go the extra mile to make sure that in addition to the library, we have a selection of things for our children to pick up ... read more

  • Fun Educational Nature Magazine

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Parents and children alike can learn and enjoy
    Cons: It is a little costlier than most childrens but worth it

    Summary: I love this magazine! My Son has been receiving it for two years. The pictures in the magazine are vivid, colorful and fun. They always catch the animals doing unusual things.The best thing about that is that your younger children,mine are 2 and ... read more

  • ZooBooks . . . Great Information

    Jan 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great resource for the $$
    Cons: Tends to get ragged from excessive use

    Summary: My son has been receiving zoobooks for about 4 years. His grandmother purchased them for him as a gift. These are one of the best informational magazines I have seen. Each issue is about a different zoo animal and each one offers great information on ... read more

  • Great for rearing intelligent children

    Dec 8, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: educational, yet fun.
    Cons: maybe not that great for older children

    Summary: America's youth do not get enough real life learning. they do there real intellectual learning at school, and do not really apply it out side of the walls of the class room. if we want to have intellectuals in the future, we need to help them to have the ... read more

  • A great gift for children in your life

    Dec 3, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: colorful, intelligent, accurate
    Cons: a bit steep unless you shop around

    Summary: Zoobooks make a great gift for a child interested in animals and wildlife. Each (monthly) issue features a different group of animals ("alligators and crocodiles," "elephants," "dolphins and porpoises" and so forth). I have ... read more

  • Wonderful Way For Young People To Learn About Animals!

    Nov 23, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent Educational Value, High Quality Pictures and Informative Articles
    Cons: Expensive, Hard to Find

    Summary: My little sister (who's 12) has been reading Zoobooks since she was 8. She, unlike me, is not a big reader, but loves Zoobooks and looks forward to getting them in the mail each month. She's a big animal person, so these are perfect for her. ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Horrible to Deal With...Good Magazine

    Aug 20, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Zootles is a Good Magazine that my kids enjoy. 
    Cons: Horrible customer service, won't refund, takes too long to ship.

    Summary: I ordered a 12 month subscription through Living Social. I placed the order in early December as a Christmas gift for my daycare. After contacting the company multiple times, I finally received my first magazine at the end of February. My kids really ... read more

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