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Baby Animal Zoo is the twelfth book in The Kids in Ms. Colman's Class series. It focuses on student Pamela Harding.

Back Cover Summary[]

The kids in Ms. Colman's class have found out a big secret! Mean Pamela Harding is afraid of animals. And now the class is going to the zoo. Chris and Omar have dared Pamela to hold a baby animal. Can she do it?


Characters In This book[]




  • Ms. Colman
  • Mr. Ford - field trip chaperone
  • Sherry McDonald - zookeeper
  • Harriet Sisko - zookeeper

Places In This Book[]


  • Inconsistencies: Natalie has a dog in this book when she doesn't have any pets in other books.
  • Pop culture and real life references: Bambi, Cricket Magazine,
  • There's a fence around the school playground that can be opened and closed.
  • Pamela has never taken home Hootie on the weekend before.
  • Pamela narrates that Ms. Colman did not play favorites.
  • This is the first time we see Pamela's handwriting.
  • When the class partners off Jannie partners with Tammy Barkan.
  • Mr. Ford is one of the chaperones.