Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother Too?

Author(s): Eric Carle

Picture Books

From Eric Carle, the New York Times bestselling author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, comes a reassuring tale of a mother's love for her child. This board book edition is just the right size for little ones to hold and has thick pages.

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? answers curious kids who wonder whether lions, bears, and monkeys have mothers, too. Bright collage illustrations and simple text reinforce the theme that everyone has a mother, and every mother loves her child.

Meet the little joey bouncing in mother kangaroo's pouch. Watch little cubs prance around mother lion. Swim with a baby dolphin calf in the deep blue sea. Eric Carle's classic, colorful collages of baby animals and their mothers will delight and comfort young readers.

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? is a warm and approachable book to use in the classroom, to cuddle up reading with a little one, and to give as a baby shower or Mother's Day gift.


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'A feast of colour from the cutout letters of the title to the endpapers. The repetitious text is perfect for the toddler set.' School Library Journal, US 'Carle's collages are as vibrant and refreshing as ever.' Publishers Weekly, US 'Almost no author/illustrator over the past 30 years has played a more prominent role in the literary lives of preschoolers than Eric Carle. His large, inviting graphic animals have consistently delighted and taught children during early stages of development. This latest effort is no exception.' Booklist, US

Eric Carle's books are published in more than thirty languages and have brought him international acclaim and honours, including, most recently, the Regina Medal awarded by the Catholic Library Association. Eric lives with his wife in western Massachusetts.

General Fields

  • : 9780007106165
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : February 2016
  • : 220mm X 280mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : colour illustrations
  • : Eric Carle
  • : Paperback
  • : 716
  • : Eric Carle
  • : English
  • : 813.5/4
  • : 32