Children's Literature - Joyce RiceEvery page presents a surprise in every available spot. Children will be delighted with this book, as entertainment and as a source of information. It is a pop-up, pull-flap book, but it is not like the other books you have seen; it is all about Australia, the "land down under." Page one opens with a full spread of kangaroos, emus, and wallabies, and a death adder snake hiding at the bottom of the page. The last page offers a full spread of the favored koala, high in a eucalyptus tree. This book would be an excellent gift for any child in the recommended age group or a wise purchase for any teaching unit covering Australia, or the animals of Australia. However, this book will not survive the wear and tear of circulation, so media specialists need to keep that in mind. 1997 (orig.
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