Marsupial Sue Book and CD
If you're a Kangaroo
through and through,
Just do what Kangaroos do.
Young Sue really doesn't like being a kangaroo, so she goes off to find something better. First she tries climbing the trees like a koala, but that doesn't work. Then she wades into the sea like a platypus, but that's no good either. Finally, Sue joins up with some bouncy, jouncy wallabies...and discov...more
Topping the list for me is The Remarkable Farkle McBride. The story centers around a young boy who is a musical prodigy. He is able to master instrument after instrument with ease, but throws each one away as he becomes bored with it. Through an unfortunate illness on the part of the orchestra conductor...more
Our inspiration and coloring sheets came from the Sept./Oct. 2000 issue of Copycat magazine. The course included a Koala Climb, a Platypus Race, an Emu Run, a Crocodile Road Race, a Kookaburra Belly Laugh, an Echidna Roll, and a Kangaroo Hop.
The kids collected their "Walkabout Trail Mix" treat as they finished their cra...more
The illustrations here are really cute and add to the story, which is told in rhyme.
Great for writer's workshop about things they can do that make them unique and different from others in the class.
I also wish I knew how to read music so that I can sing the song in the back of the book (although that would probably scar my kids for life).
Changes to an organism if the habitat is changed
The kangaroo does not like being a kangaroo anymore. In the story she goes to different animal habitats and try to adapt but does not. In the end of the book the she realized being a kangaroo is not all that bad.
It's all about being who you are and loving every minute of it! Wonderful book!
I watched/listened to this on Tumblebooks.