Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow

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Sue doesn't want to be a kangaroo! She's sure there's something out there much better for her to be, so she goes off to explore. And sure enough, there are lots and lots of choices out there--but Sue's in for a surprise when she finally realizes that maybe a kangaroo is exactly what she wants to be.
 

About John Lithgow

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John Lithgow is an award-winning actor, who has starred on stage, film and television. A New York Times bestselling author of eight books for children, he lives in New York and Los Angeles.
 
Published September 20, 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this hilarious sequel, Sue, Bartholomew Koala, Sydney Wombat, Winifred Wallaby, Percy Platypus, Melbourne Sheep and Neville, the Tasmanian Devil star in their local Aussie production of “The Runaway Pancake.” Sue plays Auntie May who bakes a pancake for lunch that jumps from the oven wearing a...

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“If you’re a kangaroo through and through, just do what kangaroos do.” This obvious and previously explored idea is one that beginning children’s authors are warned against, but actor Lithgow (who made a remarkable debut with The Remarkable Farkle McBride, 2000) and Davis (illustrator of the Zack...

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This whimsical song-set-to-pictures features malcontented Marsupial Sue, unhappy because kangaroo-hopping "rattled her brain" and "gave her migraine, a back ache, side ache and tummy ache, too."

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