Gandy and Parker Escape the Zoo: An Illustrated Adventure

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Gandy the basset hound and Parker the Penguin are best friends. However, their friendship is in danger when they learn that Parker's home is to be replaced with a sea lion show! Together they hatch a plan to run away and hide at Gandy's house, only to discover that it might not be the best hideout for a penguin after all... Join them on their journey in this illustrated work by artist Agata Garbowska and writers Catherine and Austin Mardon.

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This adorable tale about a dog and his unusual best friend is a book that every child should have in their collection.As most people say that a dog is a mans best friend and in this book it surely is. Gandy, helps his owner Benny get ready in the morning and they do their morning routine together. It shows that Gandy places a crucial part in Benny's life, more than just being a companion. Gandy's friendship with Parker symbolizes they type of friendship we have in todays society and in correlation to the type of animals are meant to be in captivity versus those animals who are not. Nevertheless, this book is adorable, teaching about life and about how any kind of friendship can be formed if you use the kindness of your heart.  

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