Bouncing Off the MenuBook - 2012
Bindi Irwin, daughter of Steve Irwin of Crocodile Hunter fame, has been involved with caring for wildlife and promoting conservation since she was very young, and this new series takes a look at different aspects of Bindi's life in a fun and informative way. Original.
Independent Publishing Group
Bindi rallies to help her kangaroo friends as she journeys throughout Australia
When Bindi takes a train ride through the heart of Australia with some family friends, she's dispirited to see more kangaroos on the menu than out the window. Visiting a kangaroo rescue center near Alice Springs, Bindi learns more about the harsh methods used to kill kangaroos that occur throughout the area, which often leave the kangaroos to die slow, painful deaths. She's determined to keep one of Australia's best known and loved species as far away from the dinner table as possible!
While on a train ride through the heart of the continent, Bindi stops at a kangaroo rescue center and discovers the harsh methods used to kill the animals for meat, and, with the help of her friends, vows to keep the animals off the menu.