Explore the eucalyptus forest of eastern Australia from the comfort of your own home with this lively, interactive tall finger puppet board book. Meet the koalas who live there and learn about their lives in the wild. Discover what they eat, how mama koalas carry their babies, and some of the other animals they might come in contact with in a fun and educational finger puppet book designed for curious little readers. Wiggle the plush hand puppet to make the koala bear in the story come alive.
- Allow children to build a foundation of love and respect for animals by learning fun facts with an educational and adorable koala book
- Lively illustrations keep little girls and boys engaged throughout
- Promotes hand-eye coordination, sensory, and language development, and interactive play
- The adorable built-in koala stuffed animal finger puppet encourages interactive play and helps develop fine motor skills
- A great book for any toddlers or young children who love koala gifts
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When children learn about animals and the environment, they begin to understand that everything is connected—and that they can make a difference in this world. The Jane Goodall children's books plant seeds for understanding, love, care, and most importantly, hope. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book goes to support the Jane Goodall Institute. The Jane & Me brand is also a member of 1% for the Planet—a global network whose members contribute at least one percent of their annual sales to environmental causes.
Jaye Garnett is a pen name for the creative team at Cottage Door Press. We use a name like this when we work together on a story. We choose a name that stands for "red bird," which is our cheerful little mascot.
Steph Lew is a Chinese-American born and raised in San Francisco, CA. She was always the kid who was busy drawing instead of studying in math class. Drawing had always been a passion and she started taking art classes in high school. She continued her education and graduated from San Jose State University with a BFA in Animation/Illustration. She strives to have strong light and color in her artwork. She enjoys drawing people, animals and mermaids. She worked with clients such as Random House, Marvel and Sesame Street. Before focusing on illustration, she worked as a Concept Artist on video games at EA, Disney Interactive and Zynga. When she’s not drawing, she enjoys baking, sewing, and propagating her succulents. But most of the time, she would be taking pictures of her shih tzu, Mango.
Cottage Door Press is an independent publisher of high-quality children’s books. Our books are designed to spark curiosity in the littlest readers and fan the flames of lifelong learning. We understand children deserve our respect. That's why we always select artwork and stories that encourage caregivers to "read up" to their little ones––exploring interests together, learning together, and giving their young minds room to grow.
We also believe in creating stories that reflect the boundless possibilities of all children. We hope to create books that inspire little ones to connect, encourage them to dream, give them cause to celebrate, and allow them to see themselves beautifully reflected in the stories they read.
To bring these beautiful stories to life, our diverse and talented staff collaborates with authors and illustrators from all backgrounds and nationalities. We have also partnered with multicultural brands and literacy organizations to make sure our books reflect and reach as many little ones as possible.