NOTE: THIS IS A COLOURING IN BOOK This wonderful bumper-size colouring-in book for children features simple black and white illustrations of wildlife from our present environment as well as the distant past, all ready to be coloured in. Each is accompanied by a sentence or two of basic explanatory text ...Show more
100 Facts Penguins is bursting with incredible images, fun activities and exactly 100 awesome facts. Children will learn everything they need to know about these fascinating birds. 100 Facts Penguins includes key topics about the icy world of penguins in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every p ...Show more
Category: NZ Board & Cloth Books
Bright colourful illustrations make this board book a perfect introduction to the world of New Zealand birds for young children. Including sparrow, tui, fantail, red-billed gull as well as kiwi and kaka, children will recognise those found in their everyday environment and disc ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left -- the Karearea -- and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks. In words and pictures the characteristics of the Kar ...Show more
While the kiwi is often depicted as an endangered national symbol in need of our protection, this book takes a dramatically different route. Kiwi: the real story invites the reader into the secret night world of the North Island brown kiwi, illuminating the facts about ...Show more
Tui is an intimate and rare look at the beginning of a tui’s life. It is presented as a series of photographs showing the 37-day development of a pair of tui from eggs to fledglings. The author is a photographer living at Lake Tarawera, surrounded by native forest and an abundant variety of bird l ...Show more
The albatross is a creature of legend, poetry and dreams. But today, over three-quarters of albatross species are edging towards extinction. This book is a celebration of these amazing birds, featuring photographs by award-winning wildlife photographer Tui De Roy, the latest research by leading internat ...Show more
A picture book for 2-5 year olds, Whose Beak is This'lets children guess the identity of iconic New Zealand birds from the pictures of their beaks, while finding out some facts about the birds along the way.
This children's book covers everything you need to know about birds, from eagles, owls, and parrots, to hummingbirds, penguins, and birds of paradise. Find out how birds from around the world fly, feed, sense the world, communicate, build nests, protect their eggs, raise chicks, keep their feathers in t ...Show more
Category: Birds | Series: Mini Guide to the Identification of New Zealand... | Reading Level: very good
Condensed version of: Which New Zealand bird? : a simple step-by-step guide to the identification of New Zealand's native and introduced birds.
Did you know it's the emu father who protects the chicks? Follow a doting dad as he keeps his brood safe--from when they're granite-green eggs until they're all grown up. In the open eucalyptus forest of Australia, an emu as tall as a human settles down on his nest to warm and protect the eggs left by h ...Show more
The interactive bird book you have been waiting for. Beautiful photos, quirky art and QR-codes set this book apart. Birds are not part of the furniture! They are amazing animals with all kinds of special adaptations. They have no teeth, don't sweat and wear feathers. They also lay eggs and spread seeds. ...Show more