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Children's Nonfiction Mammals

Welcome to the World of Kangaroos

by (author) Diane Swanson

Whitecap Books
Initial publish date
Mar 2011
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2011
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3


The latest title in the Welcome to the Whole World series reveals all there is to know about kangaroos. With outstanding color photographs and intriguing text, children can discover fascinating details about this exotic animal. They can find out how far a kangaroo can jump, why it has a pouch, and how it grows from a tiny joey to a full-grown animal.

About the author

Diane Swanson has been researching and writing nature books for children for over 25 years. Her work has been recognized with many awards, including the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Her titles have been regularly selected for the “our choice” list by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre. A frequent guest speaker at conferences on nature for kids, she lives in Victoria, B.C.

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