Welcome, Wombat (True Tales of Rescue) (Hardcover)

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Description


Photo-packed series explores the stories and science behind animal sanctuaries. An up-close look at what life is like at a real wombat sanctuary in Australia—straight from a wombat herself in a nonfiction chapter book for elementary-aged readers. Includes full-color photos, graphics, and maps.

When a new baby wombat shows up at Sleepy Burrows Sanctuary in Australia, Chance, the veteran wombat, is excited to show the new gal the ropes. Before any animal can be successfully released, many things have to happen. After rescue comes recovery, then rehabilitation, and finally, release. Those are animal-sanctuary tenets—an animal will remain safe until release or until it dies. For Chance and the new wombat, Panzer, this means learning how to find food, dig, and find a lifelong companion. Readers will love Chance, Panzer, and the crew of wombats. Other books in the photo-packed Sanctuary Stories series include Sweet Senior Pups.

About the Author


Kama Einhorn is Brooklyn-based writer and editor of children’s media. She has master’s degree in literacy education from U.C. Berkeley has been an editor at Scholastic, before becoming a content creator at Sesame Street. She's written more than 40 books for kids, published by Scholastic, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins and also authored magazine articles, outreach materials, and web content for Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, The New York Times Learning Network, Best Friends Animal Society, and The Humane Society of the United States. 

Praise For…


"The combination of captivating photos and the humorous narration make the material very approachable and entertaining, even as it informs."--School Library Journal

"This narrative text describes life at Sleepy Burrows in an unconventional way—through the voice of a wombat."--Booklist


Product Details
ISBN: 9781328767028
ISBN-10: 1328767027
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 20th, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: True Tales of Rescue