Award-winning children’s author Janet Halfmann’s latest book, A Bobby-Dazzler of a Pouch!, is a fun and whimsical way to entertain and educate your children about Australian animals and words, friendship, and problem-solving.
Joey, a gray kangaroo, needs to find his way back to his mother’s pouch in the mob. Though he tries and tries, he can’t seem to do it. Then a handful of animal friends pitch in to help him out.
By now, you know I am a fan of Halfmann’s work. All her books entertain and educate in a way that is attractive to young readers. This short story is one that teaches children how to problem-solve and work together to obtain a goal. It is a story about friendship in the wild that touches the heart, even though it is a whimsical story.
The colorful artwork by Abira Das will keep readers turning the pages as much as the story. Lush green, vibrant red, and deep blue contrast so well against the white space and neutral colors of most of the animals.
The story is followed by fun kangaroo facts, Australian words, and a list of Australian animals and plants featured in the story.
So much fun, you and your children will want to read A Bobby-Dazzler of a Pouch! over and again.
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Available in hardcover and paperback.
Paperback: 38 pages
Publisher: Pen It! Publications, LLC (May 21, 2020)
I received a copy from the author. This review contains my honest opinions, which I have not been compensated for in any way.