Wild Facts and Amazing Maths How Far can a Kangaroo Jump? - Alison Limentani (Paperback) 07-10-2021
"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 the kangaroo and the snow leopard to the grasshopper and the frog? 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. AGES: 3 to 6 AUTHOR: Alison Limentani has a degree in Animal Behaviour 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?