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Children's Marsupial Books

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A Mob Of Kangaroos (Heineman Infosearch)
by: Spilsbury, Richard & Louise

Why do kangaroos live in a mob? Does each have a mob leader? What is a joey? Find the answers to these and many other questions in this book. Learn about the fascinating life and habits of kangaroos and see how a mob works. Color photos. 32 pgs. Ages 7-10.
Book Size: 7.5" x 9.5"
c. 2004, S/C...$7.95

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Adventures Of Skippy (DVD)
Starring: Clark, Andrew & McNeil, Kate

The Adventures of Skippy" is one of the most successful television series to come out of Australia. This favorite show features the Hammond family and their pet kangaroo, Skippy. But Skippy is no ordinary roo. When necessary Skippy can drive cars, pick locks, send morse code, and communicate with humans! Skippy helps foil the likes of animals smugglers, rustlers, and even runaway prison convicts. This collection of Skippy episodes makes perfect entertainment for animal lovers of all ages. Contains 4 episodes: Skippy and the Penfriend, Skippy and the Balloon, Skippy and the Easter Bunny, Skippy and the Vandals. Approx. 90 minutes. All Ages.
c. 2005, DVD, 90 min...$9.95

Animals with Pouches - The Marsupials
by: Sherman, Geraldine

The author describes 17 marsupials, telling of their habits, their ways of looking for food, eating, getting born, climbing into the mother's pouch, avoiding danger and traveling. Includes kangaroo, koala, wombat, fat-tailed dunnart, Tasmanian tiger, noolbenger, cuscus, opossum and more. 36 pages, B/W illustrations
c. 1978, H/C... $12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, ex-library with usual library markings

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Australian Kangaroos & Wallabies (Nature Kids)
by: Slater, Pat & Parish, Steve
Learn all about kangaroos and their cousins, wallabies. Features amazing creatures photographed in full color in their natural habitats with easy-to-read text. From how kangaroos and wallabies jump, to all about baby kanagroos, to life in a mob, this book is sure to excite the imagination. Color photos on every page. Ages 7-12. 52 pgs.
Book Size: 9" x 12"
c. 2003, H/C...$19.95

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Bear Circus: For Our Friends The Kangaroos
by: Pene Du Bois, William
When the Koalas of Koala Park have their food stolen from them b y grasshoppers, their lives are saved by their friends, the kangaroos. To repay their kindness, the koalas perform a circus for the kangaroos seven years later. On the day of the circus the grasshoppers come back and the kangaroos save the bears' lives all over again. It is then that the bears and the kangaroos learn the nature of their true friendship. Illustrated in full color. 48 pgs. Ages 8-12.
c. 1971, H/C...$17.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

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Bouncy, Big, & Furry: What Am I?
by: Butterfield, Moira
Illustrated by: Ford, Wayne
See my tail, fur, feet, and pouch. Discover what I eat, where I live, and how I move. Then guess what kind of animal I am. An ideal book to introduce young children to a well-known Australian animal - the red kangaroo. Good color illustrations. Ages 4 & up. 32 pgs.
Book Size: 8.25" x 8.25"
c. 1998...S/C...$7.95

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Buster The Kangaroo: A Peek Into God's Amazing Creation (It's A Wild Life, Buddy)
by: DeLuca, Daniela

Take a look into the wild life of Buster the Kangaroo through the unique approach of the Wildlife Buddies series. Each book in the series focuses on an adorable baby animal from its respective continent while teaching an important value, such as obedience or helping others. Side notes to Buster's bouncing story will offer interesting facts about the real life of an Australian kangaroo. Brimming with animal life, this spiral-bound book features acrylic pages that allow children to peek into the kangaroo habitat as the page is turned. Engaging and educational, the Wildlife Buddies series is a must-have for any child's learning library. Delightful color illustratrations. 27 pgs. Ages 4-9.
Book Size: 8.5" x 8.5"
c.2005, Spiral, H/C...$12.99
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New

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Dancing Matilda
by: Hager, Sarah

Illustrated by: Murphy, Kelly
Dancing Matilda (a kangaroo) dances out of bed, dances to the drumbeat dancing in her head! From the instant she's awake, Matilda is in constant motion. Prancing down the stairs or twirling through town, she's confident, full of life, and brimming over with joy. Nothing and no one slows this girl down! Color illustrations. 32 pgs. Ages 3-7.
Book Size: 10" x 9.5"
c. 2005, H/C...$16.89

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Diary of a Baby Wombat
by: French, Jackie

The inimitable wombat who shared her adventures (eating, scratching, digging, sleeping) in the wildly successful Diary of a Wombat is back–with a baby! This time, it's the baby who tells the story. And a perfect wombat story it is, featuring eating, scratching, digging, sleeping, and playing, as well as the important task of finding a new underground home big enough for baby and Mum. Wry, understated humor and gorgeous, funny illustrations make this new picture book a brilliant next chapter in the wombat saga. 32 pages, color illustrations. Ages 4 & up.
c. 2010, H/C... $16.99

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Dot & The Kangaroo (Australian Children's Classic)
by: Pedley, Ethel
Illustrated by: Mahony, Frank
Lost & afraid in the darkening bush, Dot is befriended by a kangaroo. She eats berries of understanding and is then able to communicate with all the bush creatures, who eventually guide her home. A classic tale orginally written in 1899. 109 pgs. Ages 10-14.
c. 1991, H/C...$25.00
Used, Quantities Limited
Condition: Excellent

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First Words: Roo's Bedtime (Disney)
by: Galvin, Laura Gates

Nightime Falls in the Hundred Acre Wood, and it's time for Roo to get ready for bed. It's a magical mulitmedia experience. The lessons presented in this Learn-Aloud book are enhanced by a read-along CD and musical fun! Ages 2-4. 35 pgs.
Book Size: 6" x 7"
c. 2004, BoadBook w/CD...$12.99

Hello, Mama Wallaroo
by: Lunde, Darrin
Introduces the Australian kangaroo-like wallaroo to young readers. Delightful full page color illustrations. Ages 3-5. 32 pgs.
c. 2013, H/C... $15.95

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I Love It When You Smile
by: McBratney, Sam

Illustrated by: Fuge, Charles
When Little Roo wakes up, he feels grumpy. His mother tries everything she can to make him feel better, but nothing she does makes a difference. So will a deep, wide, and muddy-at-the-bottom hole make Little Roo smile? Cute illustrations. Age 2-6.
Book Size: 10" x 11"
c. 2005, H/C...$15.99

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Is My Shirt Getting Smaller? (Disney - Winnie the Pooh)
by: Simons, Jamie

Illustrated by: Devaney, Adam
Roo thinks that he and everything in the Hundred-Acre Wood is shrinking! Color illustrations. Ages 4-8. 28 pgs.
c. 2005, H/C...$7.95

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by: Kent, Jack

The little joey invites all his friends into his mother's pouch to play. oops! They ran out of room! Full color pages. Ages 5-7. 32 pgs.
c. 1984, S/C...$3.50

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Joey (VHS Video)
MGM Movie

A young boy's friendship with a playful baby kangaroo leads him on the ultimate adventure in this fun-filled story for all ages. 12 year old Billy lives on a ranch in the Australia Outback with lots of great animal friends. But when Joey's parents are kidnapped by poachers, the adventure starts.
VHS - Running Time: 1hr 37 min.
c. 1997, VHS...$14.95

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Jumping Kangaroos (Pull Ahead Books)
by: Levine, Michelle

Introduces the young reader to the kangaroo in the wild. Includes a glossary. Color photos. 32 pgs. Ages 6-9.
Book Size: 6.5" x 7.25"
c. 2005, H/C...$22.60

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