Unusually, Adelaide the Kangaroo was born with wings. As a result, she wanted to use them. So one day she took off. That pilot, though initially surprised to see her, became a good friend.
In Paris, Adelaide decides to stay for a while. But is upset to find out that the taxi drivers ask to be paid! And she has no money.
Anyways, she makes a friend who pays the fare and they see the sights. Here she is below at Notre Dame.
but makes a full recovery.
Crictor is similar insofar is there is more lovely French houses and another brave animal with a warm heart.
He is delivered in a box.
Initially, Madame Louise Bodot is frightened,
but soon grows to love the Boa Constrictor.
He helps teach her pupils their letters, and is a good friend.
One day the pair hear that there is a thief in town.
And that night he targets their house!
But Crictor saves the day.
Both books are keepers. For ages three to adult.