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Children's Marsupial Books

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Marsupial Sue
by: Lithgow, John (star of the TV series "Third Rock From The Sun")
Illustrated by: Davis, Jack E.
Young Sue doesn't like being a kangaroo, so she goes off to find something better... Children will learn that they can be happy with who they are. For listening or singing along, a CD of a John Lithgow performance of Marsupial Sue and an instrumental version is included with this book, as is the score of the song. Delightful illustrations! Ages 3-7. 36 pgs.
Book Size: 9" x 12"
c. 2001...H/C with CD...$17.95

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McGillycuddy Could!
by: Edwards, Pamela Duncan

McGillycuddy is new to the farm, and the other animals have never seen a kangaroo before. McGillycuddy can't make milk or lay eggs--so what can she do? She proves herself by scaring away a hungry fox looking for dinner. Cute color illustrations. 32 pgs. Ages 3-6.
c. 2005, H/C...$14.99

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Mother, May I?
Maccarone, Grace

Read out loud to your child as the young kangaroo asks "mother may I"? in this sweet, rhyming story, which reveals their unconditional love for one another. Full color. Ages 2-5.
c. 2006, H/C, Boardbook...$7.97

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Norma Jean, Jumping Bean
by: Cole, Joanna

Norma Jean loves to jump, but she doesn't know when to stop! "It's no fun to play with a jumping bean," her friends tell her. This is a funny story about a jumpy, but nice, knagaroo. Color illustrations. 48 pgs. Ages 6-8.
c. 1987, S/C...$3.99

Opossums (Ranger Rick Series)
LaBastille, Anne

Information about opossums and their life in the wild. Color photos & illustrations. 32 pgs. Ages 8-10.
c. 1973, H/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Opossums (A New True Book)
by: Lepthien, Emilie

An introduction to the opossum, discussing physical characteristics, habitat, homes, and family life. Color photos. 48 pgs. Ages 6-10.
c, 1994, S/C...$5.50

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Pocket Koala
by: Twinn, M.

Cute little story told from a Koalas viewpoint. Small koala-shaped book. Ages 2-4.
Book Size: 3.25" x 3"

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Polly Hopper's Pouch
by: Bonnett-Rampersaud, Louise
Illustrated by: Chesak-Liberace, Lina

This picture book features a kangaroo named Polly Hopper, who is puzzled by the wonders of life in her native Australian outback. But the biggest mystery to Polly is why she has a "shopping bag" on her tummy. Finally she realizes that her pouch is meant for a baby kangaroo. Delightful full-color illustrations. 32 pgs. Ages 4-8.
Book Size: 8.25" x 11"
2001, H/C...$14.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New

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by: Stein, David Ezra

A baby kangaroo takes his first tentative hops outside of his mama's pouch, meeting other creatures and growing bolder each time. 32 pages
c. 2009, H/C... $15.99

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Quest For The Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to The Cloud Forest of New Guinea
by: Montgomery, Sy

It looks like a bear, but isn't one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey, but isn't one. Meet the Matschie's tree kangaroo. Follow scientist Lisa Dabek with the author and photographer and a whole crew up a steep mountain to track the tree kangaroo. On this expedition, the team hopes to find, capture, study and release as many Matschie's as possible, now outfitted with radio collars, back into the wilderness. Outstanding photos and vivid text through the author and Lisa with her fellow scientists share the extraordinary and everyday aspects of conservation science in the bush. 79 pgs. Ages 12 & up.
Book Size: 11.25" x 9.25"
c. 2006, H/C...$18.00

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Ruby & Little Joe
by: McAllister, Angela & Milne, Terry

Ruby & Little Joe are hand-me-down toy kangaroos who have just arrived in a house where all the other toys are new, expensive & very unfriendly. But when Little Joe gets into trouble, his plight melts the hearts of the other toys, who finally discover what love is all about. Deligfully illustrated. 30 pgs.
Book Size: 8.5" x 10"
c. 2006, S/C...$9.95

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Sugar Glider
by: Reilly, Pauline
Illustrated by: Russell, Gayle

Beautifully illustrated story of a sugar glider in Australia, with facts on sugar glider behavior. Ages 6-10.
Book Size: 8.25" x 5.75"

Suprising Kangaroos and Other Pouched Mammals
by: Lauber, Patricia

Everything about kangaroos is suprising - their name, their appearance, their way traveling and of fighting and expecially their method of caring for the young. Pouched mammals have always fascinated man, from early explorers to modern scientists. In this book Patricia Lauber tells the story of the suprising kangaroos and their many relatives, including the koala, wombat, banded anteater, Tasmanian wolf, and American opossum. Ages 14 & up. 82 pages.
c. 1965, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

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Tasmanian Devil On Location
by: Darling, Kathy

Study & photographic account of the world's largest meat eating marsupial. Ages 4-8. 40 pgs.
Book Size: 10.25" x 8.25"

There's a Kangaroo in My Soup!
by: Lennon, Joan

Nothing exciting has ever happened to Kevin, until a kangaroo named Cynthia hops into his life. Billed as Mistress of 1,000 Disguises, Cynthia has escaped from a circus, and she hides out in Kevin's bedroom while she pursues her true calling. B&W illustrations. 119 pgs. Ages 9-12.
c. 2000, 1st Ed, H/C...$15.95

Those Kooky Kangaroos
by: Nickel, Bonnie

Asks and answers 20 questions about a kooky but adorable animal--the kangaroo. Like all books in the series, it includes delightful illustrations by Steve Weaver, and terrific photos with each question. Do you know if kangaroos live in trees? Did you ever wonder if kangaroos are spring-loaded? Why they are called boomers, fliers, and stinkers? Why do kangaroos have built-in air conditioning? You'll find answers to these questions and much more. Ages 7-10. 55 pgs
c. 2012, S/C... $9.95

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Very Boastful Kangaroo (Green Light Readers)
by: Most, Bernard

A very very boastful kangaroo brags that he can jump higher than anyone, but can a teeny tiny kangaroo jump higher & when the jumping contest? Cute color illustrations. 17 pgs. Ages 5-7.
Book Size: 6.25" x 9"
c. 2000, H/C...$11.95

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Watching Kangaroos In Australia (Wild World)
by: Spilsbury, Louise & Richard

Introduces the reader to the kangaroo, showing where they live, how they move, feed, and grow up. It answers questions such as: How big is a kangaroo?, Why do female kagaroos have pouches?, and What do kangaroo tracks look like?. Words in bold are defined in the glossary in the back of the book. Color photos throughout. 32 pgs. Ages 7-10.
Book Size: 6.1" x 8"
c. 2006, S/C...$7.95

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Welcome To The World Of Kangaroos
by: Swanson, Diane
Learn all about the exciting world of kangaroos. Where they live, how they jump, what they eat, behavior, and the joey. Color photos. Ages 8-12.
Book Size: 7.5" x 7.75"
c. 2004, S/C...$5.95

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What Do You Do With A Kangaroo
by: Mayer, Mercer
If a bossy kangaroo jumped through your window and started telling you what to do and refused to go away and had all kinds of other animals joining him...what would you do? Good color illustrations. A Blue Ribbon Book. Ages 6 - 10. 40 pgs.
Book Size: 7.5" x 9"

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Wild Australians
by: Jennings, Wendy

Introduces 3l of Australia's mosy colorful inhabitants. These wild Australians are brought to life by magnificent paintings, and provides a short simple description of each of them. Ages 8-14. 32 pgs.
Book Size: 8.25" x 11"

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World's Best Mama (A Winnie the Pooh First Reader)
by: Gaines, Isabel
Illustrated by: Marderosian, Mark & Marvin, Fred
It's mother day and Little Roo & Pooh and all their friends are going to surprise mother Kanga, the World's Best Mama. Ages 4-7. 34 pgs.
Book Size: 6" x 9"
c. 2000...S/C...$3.99

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Young Kangaroo
by: Brown, Margaret Wise

Illustrated by: Dewey, Jennifer
On the grassy plains of Australia, a kangaroo is born. In his mother's pouch, he slowly becomes aware of the sights and sounds around him. One day he tumbles out of his pouch to find himself standing on his own two feet. Later, mother kangaroo hides her baby to protect him from a pack of wild dogs. Alone and frightened, the joey waits for his mother to return. Features all new color illustrations by a naturalist whose passion is observing creatures in the wild. 35 pgs. Ages 5-9.
Book Size: 8.25" x 10.25"
c. 1993, H/C...$14.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

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Zoobooks Kangaroos
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didnít-know-who-to-ask guide to kangaroos. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
Book Size: 8.25" x 11"
c.1990...S/C, Booklet...$2.95

Zoobooks Koalas
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didnít-know-who-to-ask guide to koalas. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
Book Size: 8.25" x 11"

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ZooMates: Meet Ozzie
by: Mall, Ann E.

Illustrated by: Davila, Victor
Read about the adventures of the animals after the zoo closes for the day and the animals play. Book size 4" x 4" with 5" tall stuffed kangaroo included with booklet. Also has jokes, puzzles, and quizzes about kangaroos. Full color illustrated pages & color photos. 32 pgs. Ages 3-8.
Book Size: 4" x 4"
c. 2003, w/plush, S/C...$5.00

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