Tiny Fingers and Fuzzy Orange Hair (Orangutan)

High in the rainforest canopy, a newborn baby snuggles up tight to her mum. With fuzzy orange hair and tiny fingers that hold on tight to her mum’s body, who does this little baby belong to? The little creature hitching a ride is a baby orangutan, and one day she will swing through the trees on long, powerful arms – just like her mum! As readers turn the pages, they will discover the ways in which a baby orangutan is similar to and different from its parents. They will learn how the mother orangutan cares for her baby, and they will see how the little ape grows, changes and gets ready for her adult life in the rainforest.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-911341-61-1
  • Age Group: 5 years plus
  • Series: Ruby Tuesday Readers: Whose Little Baby Are You?
  • Book Band: Book Band Blue
  • Author: Ellen Lawrence
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • Dimensions: 170 x 140mm
  • Curriculum Links: Animals, Endangered animals, Habitats, Life cycles, Mammals, Non-fiction reading, Science
Key Selling Features
• Text developed by literacy experts • Beautiful photographs • Accessible, fun facts that kids will love • Unfamiliar vocabulary supported by images and labels • High frequency words • Picture glossary • Quiz and comprehension questions • Notes for parents and educators • FREE downloadable animal factfile for each book
Series Information
Series Name: Ruby Tuesday Readers: Whose Little Baby Are You?  Resources
This fun, book band blue series of reading books introduces emergent readers to some adorable baby animals. Not every new baby looks like its parents, so after meeting each little creature at the beginning of their book, kids will turn the page to discover who the baby animal belongs to. These books perfectly introduce the topics of reproduction and growth in animals and support the teaching of how animals have offspring which grow into adults.