Jimmy the Joey: The True Story of an Amazing Koala Rescue (Hardcover)

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Description


This warm and inspirational photographic picture book for ages 4 to 8 is a compelling and uplifting true story, with a sweet message about coping with loss that draws attention to an important and threatened wild animal.
 
Jimmy is an adorable baby koala whose tender tale is sure to strike at the heartstrings of every animal lover. Readers will marvel at Jimmy's new life at Koala Hospital, being raised by loving human caregivers and interacting with other koalas healing from injury. The book also introduces young readers to the need for conservational awareness: Through Jimmy's life story readers will come to understand the many obstacles koalas and other species face today.

About the Author


Susan Kelly is the author of 10 previous crime novels. She lives in west London with her solicitor husband and their cat. Little Girl Lost is the third book in the series featuring Gregory Summers.

Deborah Lee Rose, who is widely recognized by her appearances at schools and speeches at education and library conferences, is an internationally published author whose award-winning books are among the New York Public Library's 100 Books to Read and Share. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

Susan Kelly is the author of 10 previous crime novels. She lives in west London with her solicitor husband and their cat. Little Girl Lost is the third book in the series featuring Gregory Summers.

Praise For…


Winner of the 2013 Eureka! Silver Book Award

Named 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People by the Children's Book Council

"[A] heartwarming, true story of an irresistible marsupial." --Kirkus Reviews

"A hopeful story about animal rehabilitation in Australia." --Publishers Weekly

"Irresistibly adorable photographs and a clear, lively text capture the charming story."
--School Library Journal 

"An eye-catching book with a photogenic subject." --Booklist

"Jimmy the Joey has everything kids in the preschool to kindergarten ages want: cute animals, adventure, and a tale of real life heroism." --VegBooks.org

Product Details
ISBN: 9781426313714
ISBN-10: 1426313713
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: July 9th, 2013
Pages: 28
Language: English