The Little Kangaroo


Guido van Genechten
Translated from the Flemish


For all the little ones who will have to let go of their mothers (and for all the mothers who will have to let go of their little ones).

Mother Kangaroo had a large, heavy problem, but it was also very sweet. It was sitting in her comfortable pouch and did not want to hop out into the big world. How can Mother Kangaroo persuade the Little Kangaroo to leave her pouch and to discover the big, wonderful world on her own?

“This is the sort of book I wish I had read when I was a kid...The gorgeous illustrations are visually stimulating. It’s a wonderful book that opens up a kid’s mind on what life is really all about…The Little Kangaroo is a thoroughly endearing picture book perfect for unassertive kids. 5/5.”
—Priscilla Tan, Priscilla and her Books

About the Author:
Guido van Genechten was born in 1957 in Mol, Belgium. He studied drawing and painting, graphics and photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Mol. For many years he worked in the graphic industry. Ten years ago he began his successful career in publishing, winning the International Illustrator’s Award of the City of Hasselt for Rikki, which was translated into 18 languages. In 2007, he won the Reader’s Digest Award for Best Children’s Book Illustrator and The Little Kangaroo was declared Picture Book of the Year 2007 in the Netherlands.

ISBN: 9789814615969
Format: Paperback
Size: 210 x 260mm
Pages: 32pp
Published: January 2015

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