Can You Jump Like a Kangaroo?

Title: Alborough, J. (1996a). Can You Jump Like a Kangaroo? Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press. Can You Jump Like Kangaroo

Ages: 2-4 years

Grade Level: 0-PreK

Description: Can You Jump Like a Kangaroo? is a pop-up book that depicts simple animal movements. In addition to showing the movements, the book asks children if they can join in and do the movements along with the animals.

Use: The simple text and bright pop up images make this book useful for toddler storytime programs.  The question format invites participants to join in, and children can watch the pop-up animals and then mimic their motions.

Review Sources: Kirkus Reviews(n.d). Can you jump like a kangaroo? [Review of the book Can You Jump Like a Kangaroo?]. Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved from

Tags: kangaroo, pop-up book, animal movements