How Far Can a Kangaroo Jump? (Hardcover)
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"1 kangaroo jump is the same distance as 2 ringtailed lemur leaps . . . " Have you ever wondered just how far animals can jump? These fun comparisons explain it all--from tiny grasshopper hurdles and coyote vaults to the best pouncer of all Understanding numbers and distance is easy with this fun book of animal facts Starting with a single kangaroo, Alison Limentani's cool illustrations capture a variety of creatures leaping--and reveal just how many jumps it would take each one to cover the same ground. Four bunny hops = 5 frog bounces = 6 goat skips. But none of the animals can match the world-record-holding snow leopard At the end, kids will discover how many jumps it would take each one to go all around the globe.
About the Author
Alison Limentani has a degree in Animal Behavior and worked as a zookeeper before training as a veterinary nurse. Her first picture book (How Much Does a Ladybug Weigh?) was published to great acclaim, making the New York Public Library's Best Books for Kids list in 2016. She is also the author of How Long Is a Whale? and How Tall Was a T.rex?