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Jimmy the Joey

The True Story of an Amazing Koala Rescue

Written by Susan KellyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Susan Kelly and Deborah Lee RoseAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Deborah Lee Rose
Photographed by Susan KellyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Susan Kelly

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Synopsis

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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.
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Praise

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

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