Welcome to the World of Kangaroos (Paperback)
Walrus Books, 9781552854716, 32pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2003
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.
Includes a table of contents, index, sidebars, and full of extraordinary photography throughout.