In Splash the Platypus, Splash and the other platypuses learn that it can be useful to be a little bit different. Platypuses are egg-laying mammals called monotremes. They live in burrows beside creeks and waterholes and have thick, waterproof fur that keeps them warm when they hunt for food under water.
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: courage, respect, tolerance
Category: Educational: English language & literacy
Publisher: Pascal Press
Dimensions: 210 x 148 mm