It is important for children to understand the cycle of life, while learning that with such understanding comes responsibility. A responsibility to the environment.The “Picture Roo Book Series” does just that. In each title, Pauline Reilly, aided by the illustrations of Will Rolland, explains the life cycle of an animal native to the Australian region. Written in a style simple enough for younger children, but containing a wealth of facts, these books will aid in shaping a positive view of wildlife and the world.For children who wish to learn about exotic animals, and who want to gain a better understanding of the natural world they live in, the “Picture Roo Book Series” will open doors to understanding.
A well-organized presentation of the habits, characteristics, and habitat of the various species of kangaroos.
Josephine loves to dance, but everyone reminds her that kangaroos don’t dance—they hop! Kangaroos don’t wear tutus, and they never wear ballet shoes! So Josephine sneaks into town, where the ballet rehearses, and watches for hours as the dancers spin and swirl and pirouette and curtsy. But on the day of the ballet performance, the prima ballerina twists her ankle and a new dancer is needed for the lead role, a dancer who can jump higher than all the rest. Will Josephine be able to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true?
Little Roo and his friends usually have a great time playing together, but not today. They are too busy making fun of each other. When everyone is left in bad moods, Little Roo’s wise mother comes up with an idea that might just help the threesome make amends.