How to Scratch A Wombat

How to Scratch A Wombat

Where to Find It-- What to Feed It-- Why It Sleeps All Day

Book - 2005
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What's the best way to scratch a wombat? Well, if it's a wombat that's familiar with humans, says author Jackie French, you rub the bony ridge along its back or behind its ears. And the harder you scratch, the better the wombat likes it. For more than thirty years, Jackie French has lived in the Australian bush, coexisting with wild wombats. In this cross between memoir and natural history, Jackie shares her often hilarious adventures with her wombats neighbors and describes their physiology, history, and habits. Bruce Whatley adds pencil drawings in both comic and realistic styles. It's a book that's perfect for the budding naturalist. It's an easy read. It's full of funny stories. It's science with a heart.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2005, 2009.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780618868643
061886864X
Call Number: 599.24 FRENCH
Characteristics: 85 p.
Subjects: Wombats -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Whatley, Bruce - Illustrator

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donutwombat
Jul 20, 2017

Possibly the best book in the entire world. If you're wondering about my username, this is where it all started. This awesome book led me to my facination to this fantastic species of animal. While you might not know much about wombats, they are possibly just as, or even cuter than your stereotypical puppy.

How do you scratch a wombat? And why would you sing to one? The author of DIARY OF A WOMBAT shares stories of the wombats in her life along with information about how wombats live. Includes a test to find out whether or not you’re a wombat.

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donutwombat thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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