Karen's Heart

Did you miss Geena the Latina’s virtual book reading of the San Diego Zoo’s “Karen’s Heart”? Don’t worry, we got you covered! Here is a recording of the reading for you to enjoy anytime.

We are also pleased to present an online version of this heartwarming book that features the true story of a brave baby orangutan named Karen. Karen’s poignant story, written by Georgeanne Irvine, is illustrated with engaging photographs and includes a section featuring fun facts about orangutans. “Karen’s Heart,” published by San Diego Zoo Global Press, is part of its new San Diego Zoo Kids Hope and Inspiration Series.

If you wish to purchase the hard copy of this book the San Diego Zoo is offering First 5 San Diego families a 20% discount. Click here and enter code: First520 at checkout.