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What's Up, Maloo?

A picture book by Geneviève Godbout.

Geneviève Godbout

Maloo the kangaroo has lost his hop. Can his friends help him find it again? This sweet picture book explores the idea of sadness and the importance of friendship through ups and downs.

No other kangaroo can hop like Maloo! But one day Maloo's friends find him stepping instead of hopping. What's wrong, Maloo? His pals look for ways to help Maloo regain the spring in his step. With patience, support and a little "hop" from his friends, Maloo gets his bounce back.

Simple text and adorable art convey the power of friendship over a gloomy mood in Geneviève Godbout's charming debut as both author and illustrator. (From Tundra Books)

Geneviève Godbout lives in Montreal and is the illustrator of numerous children's books, including Pink Umbrella, When Santa Was a BabyKindergarten Luck and Joseph FippsWhat's Up, Maloo? is Godbout's debut as both author and illustrator.

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