Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is a small, nocturnal marsupial that is only found in Australia. As a species they are extremely endangered, and the book recounts the natural and man made disasters that nearly wiped them out. Ever the resilient critter, the Bandicoot’s made their home in the automotive rublish yards of Victoria, Australia and learned to adapt for survival. It took the dedication of individuals to preserve Bandicoot environments and offer sanctuary in zoos. Light, colorful watercolor and pencil illustrations guide the reader through the journey of these beloved creatures. mm
Title: Bouncing Back: An Eastern Bandicoot Story
Author: Rohan Cleave
: Coral Tulloch
: CSIRO Publishing 
: 2018
: 978-1-4863-0827-9
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range
: 6-10
: Information book
Book setting
: Australia
Author’s ethnicity
: Australian
Author’s residence
: Melbourne, Australia
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Australian
Illustrator’s residence
: Tasmania
: Children’s Book Council of Australia Award 
: Australia, Barred Bandicoot, Endangered Species, Wildlife

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