Does A Kangaroo Have A Mother Too?
Written By: Eric Carle
Designed By: Kelly Rakestraw
 

One bright and sunny afternoon a mommy kangaroo held her baby close and while she bounced away someone asked, "Does a kangaroo have a mother, too?" she replied, "YES! A kangaroo has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a lion have a mother, too?
The mommy lion laid with her cubs and while they were sleeping she said, "YES! A lion has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a giraffe have a mother, too?
The mommy giraffe ran through the open plains with her baby and when she stopped to lick his sweet face she replied, "YES! A giraffe has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a penguin have a mother, too?
The mommy penguin gently put her arm over her baby to protect him from the falling snow. While she held him she said, "YES! A penguin has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a swan have a mother, too?
The mommy swan was splashing her babies in the water and while splashing them she said, "YES! A swan has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a fox have a mother, too?
The mommy fox gathered her babies and nestled them down in their den. While she laid with them she said, "YES! A fox has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a dolphin have a mother, too?
The mommy dolphin swam with her baby in the ocean and while swimming together she said, "YES! A dolphin has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a sheep have a mother, too?
The mommy sheep rubbed her soft head against her baby and while they stood in the field together she replied, "YES! A sheep has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a bear have a mother, too?
The mommy bear chased her cubs through the woods and while chasing them she said, "YES! A bear has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does an elephant have a mother, too?
The mommy elephant was stomping through the forest with her baby and while they played she said, "YES! An elephant has a mother. Just like me and you. But, does a monkey have a mother, too?
The mommy monkey held her baby tight against her chest and while swinging she said, "YES! A monkey has a mother. Just like me and you. But, do all animal mothers love their babies?
YES! YES! Of course they do.
Animal mothers love their babies, just as yours loves you!



 
 
 
 
 


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