Koala (Read And Wonder) by Saxby, Claire (#1394UV4)

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Koala (Read And Wonder)

by Saxby, Claire; illustrated by Vivas, Julie
Paperback Candlewick Press, 2019

$7.99

Overview
From the Publisher
"The watercolor illustrations are dramatic, colorful, and attractive. . . . Youngsters will enjoy learning about the marsupial . . . all within a moving tale filled with adventure." -- School Library Journal

When a young male koala outgrows his mother's pouch, it's time to find a new home for himself, braving perils and adventures along the way. Rival koalas, fierce storms, and frightening snakes force Koala to keep moving until he finds a safe place to call his own. In this dramatic nonfiction account, two renowned Australian picture book creators bring us a surprising and authentic look at the ever-popular koala.
Reviews & Awards
  • Horn Book Guide, 04/01/18
  • Horn Book Magazine, 01/01/18
  • Kirkus Reviews, 09/01/17
  • School Library Journal, 11/01/17
Product Details
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication Date: September 10, 2019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Read and wonder
  • Edition: First U.S. paperback edition.
  • Dewey: 599.2
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 28 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Tracings: Vivas, Julie, 1947- illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 1-53620-896-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-53620-896-2
  • Follett Number: 1394UV4
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Reading Level: 3.2
  • Fountas & Pinnell: O