Boing! by Nick Bruel

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A baby kangaroo tries desperately to learn how to jump, but can't quite make the leap. . .

Again and again she tries, with the hearty encouragement of a frog, a grasshopper, and a rabbit, not to mention his doting Mama. But instead of boinging he blomps, bloomps, and blomps. But then, a koala comes up with a surprising solution, and our little hero boings literally right off the page! A sweet and silly book with wonderful artwork and a pop-up surprise that will have kids squealing with delight.
 

About Nick Bruel

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Nick Bruel is an accomplished cartoonist and illustrator who lives in New York City. This is his first book for children.
 
Published November 1, 2004 by Roaring Brook Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Young Adult. Fiction

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Though Grasshopper, Frog, Rabbit, and Mama Kangaroo cheer him on, a young kangaroo just keeps falling over whenever she tries to jump.

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A mother kangaroo tries to teach her joey how to hop by example in Bruel's debut children's book.

Aug 30 2004 | Read Full Review of Boing!

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