Children's Books About Kangaroos

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Do you have a young animal-lover at home? We know what it’s like when children become obsessed with learning about all kinds of creatures, or fixated on a particular favourite animal.

So, if you’re looking for a children’s book about a kangaroo, we’re here to help! We have put together a list of some of our favourite children’s books about kangaroos.

Find out more about kangaroos’ life cycles and habitats with our non-fiction picks, plus discover fun kangaroo stories and picture books and board books for the very young.


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2022-06-20
Children's Books About Kangaroos
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That's not my kangaroo...

Meet five adorable kangaroos in this exciting addition to the much-loved That's not my... series. Babies love the best-selling That's not my... books with their bold illustrations, patches to stroke, and a mouse to spot on every page, all designed to develop sensory and language awareness.

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Where's Mrs Kangaroo?

The original, award-winning Felt Flap series - perfect for babies and toddlers! Each title in this stylish series has five spreads with friendly characters to find behind colourful felt flaps. In Where's Mrs Kangaroo?, you're on the look out for Mr Koala, Mrs Platypus, Mr Emu and Mrs Kangaroo herself! Lift the final flap and there's a surprise mirror - always a hit with the little ones. Parents adore these books because they are beautiful but tough enough to withstand even the most enthusiastic of young readers. And children love them because they are just so much fun. Other titles in the series include, Felt Flaps Where's Mr Lion?, Felt Flaps Where's Mr Unicorn? and Felt Flaps Where's Mrs Ladybird? Felt Flaps Where's Mr Lion? won Sainsbury's Children's Book of the Year 2017 The felt flaps in this sturdy board book are perfect for little ones to turn and tug, which means you can get even the tiniest tot into books and finding the activity fun. Ingela Arrhenius' illustrations are a real bonus. They are bright and retro and sure to capture your baby's attention. A perfect book to share with very little ones.BookTrust

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Kangaroo's Cancan Cafe

When Kangaroo visits France, he falls in love with the cancan. Back in Australia, he decides to set up his very own Cancan Cafe. But will his auditions fall flat on their face? No one seems capable of mastering the dance and so Kangaroo's spirits start to droop, but then he hears a rumour that there is someone who really can do the cancan . . .

Bright and fun, this brilliant rhyming book with its hilarious and action-packed illustrations is a delight to share and read aloud.

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Interview with a Kangaroo: and Other Marsupials Too

If you could talk to animals, what would you ask?

Get familiar with 10 extraordinary marsupials as they step up to the mic and share their habits, behaviour, likes and dislikes, favourite foods, and more. Each animal has its own story to tell... and its own attitude!

In this fun and fact-filled book, bite-sized text in a question-and-answer format is paired with colourful and engaging illustrations throughout, perfect for emerging or reluctant readers, or any young animal enthusiast who enjoys a bit of humour!

Features 'interviews' with a kangaroo, koala, Virginia opossum, Tasmanian Devil, numbat, bandicoot, sugar glider, quokka and spotted cuscus. Plus, ideas for how to do your bit to help endangered species.

Look out for other titles in the series: Interview with a Tiger and Interview with a Shark !

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Why the Kangaroo Jumps

Once, Kangaroo couldn't jump. Find out how that changed in this charmingly illustrated adaptation of one of Rudyard Kipling's much-loved Just So Stories. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, this book is specially written for children who are learning to read and includes entertaining puzzles to solve at the end.

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Zoe's Rescue Zoo: The Curious Kangaroo

Zoe loves living at her uncle's rescue zoo because there is always something exciting going on. And Zoe has an amazing secret... She can actually TALK to the animals! Bouncer the baby kangaroo is new to the rescue zoo, and she's interested in everything and everyone! But will the little joey's curiosity get her into big trouble...?

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Frankie's Magic Football: Frankie's Kangaroo Caper: Book 10

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!

This time the magic football takes them to Australia - what adventures will they find in the land Down Under?

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Explore My World: Kangaroos

In this colorful, photo-packed picture book for preschoolers, curious kids learn all about kangaroos and watch a kangaroo joey as it grows from a tiny baby in its mother's pouch into a big, fast-hopping marsupial.

Readers learn all about these marvelous marsupials, including where they live in Australia, what they eat, and how they communicate, play, and grow. Kids will meet red kangaroos, gray kangaroos, tree kangaroos, rat kangaroos, and other members of the kangaroo family. A habitat map shows where kangaroos live. These engaging Explore My World picture books, on subjects kids care about, combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.

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Lifecycles: Joey to Kangaroo

From kangaroos and sharks to chickens and sunflowers, each title in this series is packed with facts about a life cycle. Photographs show children the processes that animals and plants go through on their way to being fully grown.

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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Kangaroo to the Rescue!: And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes

National Geographic Kids is back with another instalment in the Animal Heroes line of National Geographic Chapters books.

Get ready to meet more amazing, medal-worthy critters in this action-packed collection, including a kangaroo to the rescue! Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down.

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