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Captain Kangaroo and the Big Bush Bash - Mandy Foot

Captain Kangaroo and the Big Bush Bash

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Our favourite intrepid pilot, Captain Kangaroo, has assembled his Aussie animal friends for another great adventure the annual Vintage Outback Race, also known as the Big Bush Bash!

In CAPTAIN KANGAROO AND THE BIG BUSH BASH, five teams test their skills in this infamous race that takes contestants across the beautiful Australian landscape. Our teams cross the Murray in a paddlesteamer, search for opals in the Opal Fields of Lightning Ridge, meet the Flying Doctors in Alice, and finally reach the finish line in Broken Hill a little dusty but no worse for wear.

About the Author

Mandy Foot is a self-proclaimed animal nut and horse lover and works in a studio also occupied by two sheepdogs, Cody and Mav, and a cat affectionately known as Kung Fu Maow Maow. She completed a Bachelor of Design specialising in Illustration at the University of SA in 1992. For the last 15 years, she has particularly relished the work produced for the Adelaide Zoo Education Service as this gave her the opportunity to draw just about every animal you can think of.


For parents reading to kids


This book (and others by the same author/illustrator) are fantastic for reading to my two year old son. The bright colourful illustrations hold my sons attention and the rhythmic storylines are simple yet full of adventure. It's also great that it is a book based on Australian animals, places and themes that are relevant to Aussie kids - so many books feature American and European characters set in environments that Australian children don't get to experience. I think it's an awesome book as does my two year old who makes me read it to him daily.

The Blur Mountains, NSW, Australia


Captain Kangaroo and the Big Bush Bash

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ISBN: 9780734413390
ISBN-10: 0734413394
Audience: Children
For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 30th October 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.3 x 21.0  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1