The Kangaroo Has a Mother, Too! In this special Spanish edition by cherished children's author and illustrator Eric Carle, young readers learn that animals like the kangaroo, the lion, the giraffe and the dolphin were all once babies with loving mothers, just like us! A fantastic way to introduce animal vocabulary. ©2000. Spanish. Beginning. Grades K-2. 9 x 11 inches. Hardcover, 24 pages.