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Written by Claire Saxby
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ISBN-13: 9781536208962
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author: Claire Saxby
illustrator: Julie Vivas

series name:
Read and Wonder

When a young male koala outgrows his motherís pouch, itís time to find a new home for himself, braving perils and adventures along the way. Rival koalas, fierce storms, and frightening snakes force Koala to keep moving until he finds a safe place to call his own. In this dramatic nonfiction account, two renowned Australian picture book creators bring us a surprising and authentic look at the ever-popular koala.

ďThe watercolor illustrations are dramatic, colorful, and attractive. . . . Youngsters will enjoy learning about the marsupial . . . all within a moving tale filled with adventure.Ē ó School Library Journal
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Animals; People & Places; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Claire Saxby is the award-winning author of several books for children, including Big Red Kangaroo and Emu, both illustrated by Graham Byrne. Claire Saxby lives in Melbourne, Australia.
illustrator’s comments:
Julie Vivas is one of Australiaís most beloved illustrators. Her many books for children include the classic Possum Magic, written by Mem Fox. Julie Vivas lives in Sydney, Australia.
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