Big Red Kangaroo

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Big Red Kangaroo
Written by Claire Saxby
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763670758
ISBN-13: 9780763670757
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Big Red Kangaroo

author: Claire Saxby
illustrator: Graham Byrne

In the center of Australia, the sun is setting over the baked earth, and Red Kangaroo stirs from his rest. It's breakfast time, and Red must lead his mob of kangaroos off to find grasses for grazing. But Red is also on the watch for young male kangaroos who are ready to challenge him and try to take his place as leader. Striking illustrations set the mood for a compelling, fact-filled story of red kangaroos in the wilds of Australia.

Follow a dominant male kangaroo as he leads his mob in search of food—and holds his own against other males who vie for his role.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763670758 /  9780763670757
on sale date:
01/2015
type/format:
Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Animals; People & Places;
author’s comments:
Claire Saxby is the author of many books for young people. She lives in Victoria, Australia.
illustrator’s comments:
Graham Byrne has worked as an electrical engineer and builder. Big Red Kangaroo is his first children’s book. He lives in New South Wales, Australia.
 
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