Skip to main content

The Kangaroo That Couldn't Jump by Lee Phethean

'This kangaroo refused everyday, when all of his friends would ask him to play.

He wanted to jump and was eager to run, but life was to easy being carried by Mum.'

A beautiful rhyming story about a little kangaroo that became too dependant on being carried around in his mum's pouch. The second book in this series, by Brisbane based author Lee Phethean, is yet another story of everyday events that his own children have experienced as they grow up from babies to toddlers.

A follow up to his first book, "The Koala That Couldn't Sleep", Lee explores common baby and toddler milestone and issues and brings them to life in rhyming children's picture books that both adults and children will enjoy reading. Colourful, contrasting illustrations bring The Kangaroo That Couldn't Jump to life, offering perfect bedtime reading material and a fun way to talk about crawling, walking or jumping with your own special, little kangaroo.

Format: Hardcover