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New Zealand's Backyard Beasts PB
 

New Zealand's Backyard Beasts PB (Paperback)

By Barraud, Ned

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In the garden, creeping along branches, hiding under stones or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered. Butterflies, moths, beetles, wasps, spiders... what have you found in your backyard? Did you know that chorus cicadas live und...erground for most of their life? That bumblebees have smelly feet? That some species of stick insect are all female? Or that earwigs don't actually crawl into ears? In New Zealand's Backyard Beasts, children (and adults) can learn to identify some of the creatures most commonly found in the backyard. Beautiful illustrations are accompanied by informative text and fascinating facts. New Zealand's Backyard Beasts includes bees and wasps, beetles, butterflies and moths, mantises and stick insects and w?t? (insects), centipedes and millipedes (myriapods), spiders (arachnids), snails and slugs (crustaceans) and more. The book also introduces the magical transformations of complete and incomplete metamorphosis that insects undergo in their lifecycle. From the simply curious to the budding entomologist, New Zealand's Backyard Beasts will please and inform all age groups about the fascinating creatures found in the back garden. Whether just looking at the beautiful illustrations or absorbing the facts, this book is a must for all backyard adventurers.
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ISBN 9780947503772
Published NZ 26 Oct 2018
Publisher Potton & Burton
Format Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780947503772
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
Publisher Potton & Burton
Imprint Potton & Burton
Published 26 Oct 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Barraud, Ned
Category Award Winning
Animals
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 295mm
Dewey Code 591.75540993
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 5-12 years
Reading Age 5-12 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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