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Marsupial Sue - by John Lithgow (Mixed Media Product)

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Marsupial Sue - by  John Lithgow (Mixed Media Product) - image 1 of 1
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About this item


  • If you're a Kangaroo through and through, Just do what Kangaroos do.
  • 4-8 Years
  • 11.28" x 8.83" Mixed Media Product
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Humorous Stories


About the Book

The celebrated actor and musician tells the story of a young kangaroo who longs to be anything but a kangaroo--until she discovers why it's best to be who she is. Includes an audio CD containing Lithgow's performance of "Marsupial Sue" and a sing-along track. Full-color illustrations.

Book Synopsis

If you're a Kangaroo
through and through,
Just do what Kangaroos do.

Young Sue really doesn't like being a kangaroo, so she goes off to find something better. First she tries climbing the trees like a koala, but that doesn't work. Then she wades into the sea like a platypus, but that's no good either. Finally, Sue joins up with some bouncy, jouncy wallabies...and discovers that being a kangaroo isn't so bad, after all.
Using a jaunty waltz rhythm, actor, comedian, and best-selling author John Lithgow reassures children that they can be happy with who they are.
For listening or singing along, a CD of a John Lithgow performance of Marsupial Sue and an instrumental version is included with this book, as is the score of the song.

Review Quotes

"Kirkus Reviews" A natural for reading (and singing along) out loud.

"People" Charming.

"Publishers Weekly" Lithgow's ebullient encore will strike a positive note with book and music lovers alike.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.28 Inches (H) x 8.83 Inches (W) x .44 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.06 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Mixed Media Product
Author: John Lithgow
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2001
TCIN: 53755948
UPC: 9780689843945
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-2556
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.44 inches length x 8.83 inches width x 11.28 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.06 pounds
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