"Photo-packed series explores the stories and science behind animal sanctuaries. A up-close look at what life is like at a real wombat sanctuary in Australia - straight from a wombat herself in a nonfiction chapter book for elementary-aged readers."-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rescue. Helping hands : the kindness of strange humans -- Pinky with a problem -- Chance the chatter-bat -- The wombat wishing star -- Recovery -- Creature care : getting healthy & strong -- Lending a paw -- Bulldozers of the bush -- Dirt palaces -- Velvet playtime -- Rehabilitation. School days : learning the wombat way -- School supplies -- Creature classes -- Glorious grass -- Turning wild? -- Release. Graduation : the great adventure -- Sanctuary stars -- One step closer -- Wild boy -- Epilogue : lucky stars.