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Wildlife of Aotearoa
 

Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

By Bishop, Gavin

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A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the award-winning author of Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story. Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatu... read full description below.

ISBN 9780143772514
Barcode 9780143772514
Published 1 October 2019 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780143772514
ISBN-10 0143772511
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 1 October 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Bishop, Gavin
Category Big Books Picture books
Animals
Conservation Of Wildlife & Habitats
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 277mm
Height: 376mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 986g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 989081

Description of this Book

A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the award-winning author of Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story. Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures. In this magnificent companion volume to Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop weaves a compelling visual narrative of our land, our people and our wildlife - past, present and future.

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Author's Bio

Gavin Bishop is an award-winning children's picture book writer and illustrator who lives and works in Christchurch, New Zealand. The author and illustrator of approximately 60 books to date, his work ranges from original stories to retellings of Maori myths, European fairy stories, and nursery rhymes. Gavin has had a long-held interest in depicting New Zealand's history through illustration, evidenced in his now classic picture book The House that Jack Built (1999) which won Book of the Year; and also through his junior novels Piano Rock (2012) and Teddy One-Eye (2014). His landmark illustrated non-fiction title Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story was published in October 2017 to much acclaim.

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