Children will love this delightful and informative book about the furry and interesting koala from Australia. Read about the koala's arboreal lifestyle as well as what makes this marsupial mammal unique and well-adapted to his environment. Learn interesting facts about the koala's habits, size and weight, body styles and colors as well as what makes them well adapted to live in the eucalyptus or gum tree forests of Australia. Discover how baby joeys get their start in life and how they develop into adulthood. This book is a great read-aloud for kids and parents to enjoy together. Older children from 4th grade and up can read this book on their own and even use the information to generate reports for school about the amazing koala. Includes full color images of these amazing creatures for you to study and admire as you read.