Captain Kangaroo and the Great Balloon Race

Author(s): Mandy Foot

Children's Picture Books

Every year, Captain Kangaroo sets the contestants on their way in the great balloon race. All the animals are there the platypus, the wombats, the koalas and the emus are all there. But when the contestants bump into a dust cloud, Captain Kangaroo has to step in to steer them back on course. Which of his emergency aircraft will he choose? And can you find the animals who have stowed away inside each basket?For more information and fun activity downloads visit


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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.

General Fields

  • : 9780734412652
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Lothian Children's Books
  • : 0.3
  • : December 2011
  • : 280mm X mm
  • : February 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mandy Foot
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 24
  • : colour illustrations