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A Koala's World
In the treetops of an Australian forest, a baby koala is born. She quickly crawls into the safety of her mother's pouch. When she's older, the young koala eats leaves and rides on her mother's back. Koalas spend most of their lives in trees. Climb into this book and find out what happens in a koala's world.
A readable and lively text provides a close-up look at these agile marsupials. Cut paper illustrations by the author help tell the tales of these amazing animals and the world in which they live.This picture book follows a baby koala from birth in the forest of easterm Australia through the first year of its life. It shows koalas in their natural home along with other animals that share their environment. This book can be read aloud to younger children or an older child can read it alone.
Sidebars on each page spread expand information in the text. Back matter includes a map of where koalas live, fun facts, a glossary and index, and a guide to websites appropriate for the age group.
Look in your library for more information about koalas in Caroline Arnold's books, Australian Animals, (Harper Collins, 2000) and Koala(Morrow Junior Books, 1987)illustrated with photos by Richard Hewett.
To purchase a fine art print or card of one of the illustrations from A Koala's World, go to www.etsy.com/shop/CarolineArnoldArt.
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