Looking after a bunch of boisterous youngsters was taking its toll on Grandpa Kangaroo. All he could think of was finding some time to himself but that meant being alone.
Kangaroos live in groups called mobs. Usually a large male kangaroo oversees a number of females and their young. While some kangaroos in the mob have their heads down grazing, others keep watch for danger. A kangaroo alone could easily fall prey to dingoes or other predators.
About the Author: Rebecca Johnson is an award-winning primary school science teacher and has written more than 60 books for children.
Photos by Steve Parish
Virtues: understanding, family, love, respect
Category: Educational: English language & literacy
Publisher: Pascal Press
Dimensions: 210 x 148 mm