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Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo!

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Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever!
A heart warming festive story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark.
It's Christmas Eve, and Lily is excitedly wondering if Father Christmas will come. She has made cards for everyone, helped to decorate the house and put presents under the tree.
"This one is just for you, Blue Kangaroo!" she says.
"Just for me!" thinks Blue Kangaroo.
But Blue Kangaroo doesn't have a present for Lily, and he lies awake worrying. Is there anyone who might be able to help?

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18th April '17
I read it to Beeeves13 aged 3 aged 3 & to areeves15 aged 2 aged 2
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
Both of my children adored this book. From the well written story and the great illustrations they were hooked. It was a popular favourite especially over Christmas.  
16th January '17
I read it to Rubiroo aged 4 aged 4
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
One of my daughter favourite authors she asked for this particular book for her Christmas Eve box.
She recognises blue kangaroo and lily and enjoyed the stories that include them we have a few of different titles.
Lovely Christmas feel good book that the whole family could enjoy. My daughter was happy to show the book of to the family explaining what was happening in each page. 
11th December '16
I read it to JJ aged 6 aged 6 & to Li aged 6 aged 6
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
What a beautifully illustrated book - I read this with my Twins and they loved the repetitive "Just For You, Blue Kangaroo" line - it made the book easy to follow, and they especially loved the little Cuddly Kangaroo that came with the book that helped them get a feel for the characters. The story is centered around giving which is just perfect for Christmas. A lovely timeless tale x
23rd December '16
I read it to Elliotb aged 2 aged 2
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
What a delightful book this is! We all enjoyed this book as a family and my two and a half year old son loved having the Blue Kangaroo soft toy in the hand as the book was read to him. It really brought it all to life for him. It is a lovely story about giving, unselfishness and friendship and it provided opportunities to talk about these themes. My husband and I both enjoyed reading it, and the repetitive lines Just for you Blue Kangaroo, kept our son's attention and allowed him to join in with reading it. The illustrations are second to none. All in all, a beautiful book treasure. I'm definitely going to seek out others in the series. 
3rd December '16
I read it to RubyShep aged 2 aged 2
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
Ruby loves this book and the fact it came with a blue kangaroo soft toy, lovely story and great illustrations
24th March '18
I read it to Jdixon aged 5 aged 5
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
A lovely story for Christmas time, great themes of friendship. It is well written, the illustrations are beautiful for the children to look at while they listen and my son loves the mini blue kangaroo teddy, it bow goes to bed with him
10th February '17
I read it to Arthur aged 2 aged 2 & to WillP aged 5 aged 5
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
This book had a lovely warm feeling about it-it was a great surprise to receive it before Christmas, along with the Blue Kangaroo soft toy. I read it to my 2 boys tucked up in bed, in the weeks leading up to Christmas. They loved the repetition, and the theme of the excitement of Christmas. I think this will be one of our firm favourites. 
5th December '16
I read it to BabyBramble aged 4 aged 4
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
A charming book for the run up to Christmas which my daughter, aged 4, loves. I loved that the book embraced all of the various festive activities rather than focusing on receiving gifts from Father Christmas, as so many do. When he does feature in the book he is called Father Christmas rathet than Santa, which gets a big thumbs up from me! Harriet was quickly able to join in with the the story as there is a line which is repeated throughout the book. It also has a message about doing things for others at Christmas time which we liked. The illustrations almost glow which adds to the festive feel. Harriet loves her soft toy which came with the book and he is a welcome addition to our nighttime bed guests! 
5th December '16
I read it to Oscar10 aged 4 aged 4 & to Millie53 aged 7 aged 7
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
Amazing book , 'my daughter loves that it can't with a blue kangaroo , such a lovely christmas book that gets you in to the Christmas spirit . Thank you toppsta x
5th February '17
Doggy woof read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
What is not to love. We all adore this story. 
6th December '16
Readers read it themselves aged 6 to 8
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
5 stars
I am a reading helper with the Beanstalk charity and one of my young readers chose this book to read to me.  She enjoyed having the toy to hold while reading the story and asked if we could have something similar to read next session.  I was concerned it may be too easy for this 8 year old but she said "It's a good book and Blue Kangaroo is a lovely character.".
It certainly put me and my young reader in the Christmas mood.
7th December '16
I read it to Ibby aged 4 aged 4
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
4 stars
This is a lovely festive story for this time of year. Also pics are great! We enjoyed reading this a lot.
1st January '17
I read it to AudreyLoo aged 1 aged 1
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
4 stars
Lovely little Christmas story. I enjoyed reading it to my one year old but I think she will enjoy it more next year. She loves the blue kangaroo soft toy it came with. 
5th December '16
I read it to Samuelj aged 3 aged 3
Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! 9780007197149
4 stars
I read this with my 3 year old son who loved the story. The little blue kangaroo that came with it was a lovely addition. He really enjoyed the Christmassy story and talking about all the Christmas activities blue kangaroo got up to. He now wants to read more in the blue kangaroo series! 
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Emma Chichester Clark's Biography
Emma Chichester Clark is an award-winning illustrator and author who has published over 60 books including her best selling series of picture books about a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo

Emma Chichester Clark Facts
Emma was born on 15th October...

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