May 2021 Children's & Young Adult General Titles

The Capybaras Alfredo Soderguit, illustrated by Alfredo Soderguit

The Capybaras
Alfredo Soderguit, illustrated by Alfredo Soderguit

Hardback (Picture book) | Jun 2021 | Greystone Books | 9781771647823 | 48pp | 254x215mm | GEN | AUD$24.99, NZD$29.99

Age range 5 to 9

A charming and hilarious tale for kids ages 4-8 about how accepting others can enrich us all—featuring capybaras, the beloved animal sensation capturing hearts around the world.

In this beautiful and simple book, hens and their chicks are living safe and secure in their coop, or at least it seems that way. They are happy with life as it is, and each hen knows her job. They don't even seem to notice when one of them is carried off from time to time.

Until the day the capybaras appear. To the hens, they are too hair, too wet, and too big. They don't even follow the rules! But it's hunting season, and the capybaras need refuge.

As time passes and days change, minds begin to open and new possibilities appear. Can the hens accept the capybaras after all?

This delightful story teaches readers about the importance of caring for each other, no matter our differences.