Are there kangaroos in Australia? Is Australia surrounded by water? What’s the Great Barrier Reef? Questions such as these are answered in this compelling text about the country of Australia. This accessible main text, which aligns with current social studies curricula, deepens readers’ understanding of this country’s geography, landmarks, and rich culture. Additional information is presented in enlightening fact boxes and maps. Bold, full-color photographs also help young learners visualize what everyday life looks like in Australia.