Welcome to the World Kangaroos

Welcome to the World Kangaroos Cover

Welcome to the World Kangaroos

By Diane Swanson

Whitecap Books, Paperback, 9781552854716, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010


Kangaroos are synonymous with Australia and instantly recognizable by their pouches, long tails and ability to travel by jumping. Children can learn details about how a kangaroo grows from a tiny joey in its mother's pouch to an adult. They can discover that red kangaroos can be over 6 feet tall, weigh 190 pounds, jump up to 29 feet in a single leap and reach speeds of 30 miles per hour.

"About the series: " Each book in the Welcome to the World of Series introduces children to wildlife through color photographs, lively description and amazing facts.

About the Author
by Diane Swanson and illustrated by Krystyna Lipka-Sztarballo