Author(s): Jackie French
Take a closer look at Australia's best-known marsupials. Why does Australia have animals that are so different from others anywhere else in the world? Why do 'roos and wallabies have such big tummies? Find out in this fascinating new book. Ages 7+.
Jackie French is a full-time writer who lives near Braidwood in the Araluen Valley, NSW. In 2000, her book Hitler's Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers' Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.