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Jimmy the Joey
Ages 4-8
Illustrated by: Photographs by Susan Kelly
ISBN: 9781426313714
Price: $16.95
Published by: National Geographic Children's Books

Jimmy the Joey

by Deborah Lee Rose and Susan Kelly
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 pluck 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 come to understand the many obstacles koalas and other species face today.
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