A Day with Mommy and Baby Koala


Children - Animals
24 Pages
Reviewed on 09/07/2016
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Author Biography

J.M. West are husband and wife authors and illustrators who live in an old New England town outside of Boston with their two rescue cats. They love to travel to wild places as often as possible to enjoy the animals they write about in their natural habitats. They are active participants in many donation programs that support animal rescues and habitat preservation/restoration. A portion of all proceeds from J.M. West titles are gratefully donated to aid in the efforts of groups dedicated to this work.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

A Day with Mommy and Baby Koala by J.M. West is an adorable storybook for children that will take them to the world of koala bears. Baby koalas wake up in the arms of their mothers and they are always kept warm and safe. Mother koalas teach their babies to climb, to eat, to hang around, and groom each other at night. Baby koalas know that it's a lot of work when they grow up so they sleep a lot when they are young. Baby koalas are called 'joeys' and this book will make all readers love koala bears.

The book is cute and children learn about koala bears and their growing stages. The book is simple to understand and connects well with kids. It can also be used for read aloud sessions in classrooms and school libraries. It's a good bedtime storybook too for parents and grandparents to read out to their kids and grandkids. The illustrations are delightful and charming and breathe life into the scenes, giving the book good pace and movement. The book is also informative and educational and takes young readers into the interesting world of koala bears.

Koala bears are adorable creatures and books like this are good for children, introducing them to new things and also helping them to enhance their vocabulary. Kids will end up liking koala bears after reading this book and will want to learn more about them and their environment.