Star Bright Books

Harriet Can Carry It

Harriet is a hardworking kangaroo mom. She delivers the mail each day, carrying loads of letters, envelopes and packages in her humongous pouch. After a long week of work, Harriet decides to take days off to relax and go to the beach with her little Joey. Seeking peace and rest, the good-hearted Harriet embarks on her journey to the seashore, carrying Joey in her comfy, specious pouch. Along the way, she encounters a unique blend of hilarious and quirky marsupials, n her comfy, specious pouch. Along the way, she encounters a unique blend of hilarious and quirky marsupials, who ask Harriet to carry their stuff from swim fins to kayak, so they too can go to the beach. Poor good-natured Harriet cannot say no until. . . . Filled with lively conversations in rhyming verse, Harriet Can Carry It is a uniquely playful story that is sure to delight young readers. Repetitive words and phrases with wit make the story fun to read aloud. Sarah Laver s endearing watercolors of marsupials capture the playfulness of the story, the memorable characters, and Harriet s long journey to the peaceful beach. read more