Can You Jump Like a Kangaroo? by Jez Alborough

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An imaginative introduction to the movements of kangaroos and other exciting animals allows young readers to pull the tabs and see the exciting styles of many various creatures, captured in full-color, playful illustrations.
 

About Jez Alborough

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Jez Alborough was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey in 1959. After secondary school, Jez went to Art School in Norwich. After college, he spent two years as an editorial illustration freelancer, before he started writing and illustrating his own children's books. In 1984 his first book, Bare Bear, was published and in 1985 Jez was runner-up in The Mother Goose Award for this book. He has now written and illustrated over thirty books for children Alborough and 500 schoolchildren in London embraced each other for fifteen seconds in a giant "hugathon," raising nearly six thousand dollars for charity and earning a place in the Guinness Book of World Records in celebration of the publication of his book Hug.
 
Published July 1, 1996 by Walker Books Ltd. 10 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Simple animal movements--the waggle of a tail, and the waddle of a walk--are the basis of this book (and its companion volume Can You Peck Like a Hen?, ISBN 1-56402-881X).

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Sturdy pop-ups, hidden mechanisms, and heavy stock ensure that the kangaroo's leap can be repeated many times in the future.

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