Captain Kangaroo

Captain Kangaroo
Join Captain Kangaroo and his crew for lots of flying adventures across the amazing Australian landscape! 
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Come Fly With Captain Kangaroo

Join Captain Kangaroo and his crew for a flight across the amazing Australian landscape! Mandy Foot's uniquely Australian cast of animal characters go from the arrival of the ground staff and the pilot, through to the passengers checking-in, boarding and the flight itself, this rhyming text explores the excitement and fun of air travel for young children.

Paperback RRP $14.99 ISBN: 9780734411945 | Look inside
Board Book RRP $12.99 ISBN: 9780734413406 | NEW OCT 2012


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Captain Kangaroo and the Great Balloon Rescue

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?

Paperback RRP $14.99 ISBN: 9780734412652 | Look inside

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Captain Kangaroo and the Big Bush Bash

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.

Paperback RRP $14.99 ISBN: 9780734413390 | Look inside

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The Royal Flying Doctors Service

Special thanks to our friends at The Royal Flying Doctors Service who make a cameo appearance in Captain Kangaroo and the Big Bush Bash

You can find out more about how The Royal Flying Doctors Service delivers both 24-hour emergency services and everyday essential health care to remote and rural areas around Australia here



Captain Kangaroo's Activity Book

Includes 4 pages of stickers and 24 pages of colouring-in, sticker activities, puzzles and word games!
Our favourite intrepid pilot and his Aussie friends have a job for you! Can you help the crew prepare for takeoff? Filled with games, puzzles and gorgeous Mandy Foot illustrations.

Paperback activity book with colouring pencils RRP $9.99
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Activities

Play the memory game!

How many steps can you do it in?

Congratulations!

You solved the game of pairs in 0 steps steps!

Can you beat that score next time?

Start Again

How planes work

Planes need two basic things to fly. First, they need something to make them go forwards. This is called propulsion. Secondly, planes need something to get them in to the air. This is called lift. Small planes like Captain Kangaroo’s can use spinning rotors on the front of the plane to propel them forwards. Big planes use jet engines for propulsion. A jet engine sucks in air from the front and pushes it out the back much faster.

Lift comes from the special shape of a plane’s wing. Wings on a plane are round at the front and slanted upwards. This means that as the plane moves forwards, air pushes upwards much harder on the bottom of the wings. This lifts the plane up.

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About the Author

Mandy Foot

Mandy Foot is a self-proclaimed animal nut and horse lover. 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.

If you’d like to find out more about Mandy visit her website, www.mandyfoot.com.au

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