Author Julia Cooper – Paddy O’Melon the Irish Kangaroo is the endearing story of a young rainforest kangaroo. Separated from his mother as a young joey, Paddy is found and raised by an Irish family who live in the rainforest and often help orphaned or injured animals. Paddy loves his new human family but he’s curious to find out what he really is. So he sets on a journey into the rainforest to find his real home. None of the animals seem to be able to tell him who he is or where he belongs… but perhaps the cassowary can help?

 

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Author Pam Galeano  – Glissandra the Glider is a story about a young glider getting separated from her mother in the forest. It shares information about the life of gliders in the tropical woodlands of far north Queensland, Australia. A fun story about food and survival, threats and dangers  and ultimately finding MUM!

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Author Pam Galeano  Hull River Rolley is all about a baby crocodile who starts his life with some fairly big challenges – he isn’t quite as big and strong as his brothers and sisters but with a bit of effort and encouragement he surprises everyone.He meets all sorts of other animals and birds that live along his river some some friendly some not so friendly  but all interesting and colourful.

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