Kevin Kangaroo wants his mates to go with him on an adventure to the other side of the hill. The elder animals of the billabong warn Kevin of the vrooms who live at the long black paddock. Will Kevin talk his friends into going? Will he encounter a vroom? Come along on Kevin's adventures to find out and learn more about the land that is Australia. Each book in the series includes a short section at the end with pictures and information about the real animals depicted in the book and definitions of Australian words or phrases used.
Robin Petty grew up in rural Ohio with her 6 brothers and sisters. Finding a quiet place to read a book and escape into another world was not an easy thing to do. After becoming a mother, Robin discovered that the best reading was a shared experience between an adult and a child. Reading to a child and being there when a child learns to read are some of the best experiences in life. Robin hopes her books are read to children and then read by children, loudly and with joy. Robin currently lives in Australia.