This fun and educational book features dozens of vibrant illustrations by talented artist, children's book writer and bird fanatic Dave Gunson. Over 50 of our most interesting and most loved native and introduced birds have been illustrated especially for this book by Dave. Each page features one large ...Show more
New Zealand is a land of rivers and lakes, and such an abundance of fresh water provides an environment rich in wildlife. There are few children who would find themselves far from a freshwater stream or river, with the opportunity to discover birds, insects, fish and other species. All About New Zealand ...Show more
At first glance, it might seem that the average New Zealand garden is not the best place to find wildlife - but look again. Bugs and ants are climbing trees while geckos wait in the foliage for their lunch, hedgehogs are sleeping in the back hedge and spiders are getting kicked out of their homes by tre ...Show more
New Zealand's most interesting native and introduced insects and other invertebrates have been illustrated specially for this book. Accompanied by maps and fascinating facts about physical characteristics, habitat, feeding habits, breeding information and more, this book is an ideal introduction to many ...Show more
Kiwiana celebrates items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially iconic Kiwi elements from around the middle of the 20th century. Many evoke a sense of nostalgia and are seen as contributing to our national identity.
Kids are fascinated with watching things move. From an early age they love mechanical toys that go click and whirr and they delight in finding out how machines work. From the great waka canoes hollowed out from tree-trunks, to jet boats, motorbikes, racing cars and high-tech space rockets, New Zealand ...Show more
All About New Zealand Plants introduces the best-known trees, climbers, shrubs, flowers and other plants to young children. Alongside illustrations of plants, fruits, flowers and other details, artist/writer Dave Gunson's lively text gives the botanical facts and fascinating nuggets. Kowhai, for instanc ...Show more
All About New Zealand's Seashore introduces the plants and animals of the shore to young children, covering major groups such as: seaweeds (such as kelp, Neptune's necklace, wrack); shore plants (pingao, spinifex, pohutukawa, etc.); shore invertebrates (sandhoppers, katipo, etc.); rockpool and surf crea ...Show more