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Why the kangaroo jumps

Why the kangaroo jumps

First Reading Level 1
Why the kangaroo jumps

Once, Kangaroo couldn’t jump. Find out how that changed in this charmingly illustrated adaptation of one of Rudyard Kipling’s much-loved Just So Stories. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, this book is specially written for children who are learning to read and includes entertaining puzzles to solve at the end.


Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 E; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 440L

Book Band: 6 - Orange

BIC: A2N79

Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781474933391
32 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rob Lloyd Jones

Illustrator: John Joven


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