Each of these exciting titles is crammed with 100 essential facts. Detailed illustrations encourage even the most reluctant of readers to become absorbed within each fascinating world of information. Quizzes are featured to test knowledge, as well as fun projects to get involved in.
Category: NZ Non Fiction
Once, the mighty tohora, or southern right whale, was a common sight in winter off the coast of Aotearoa. But it proved to be an easy target for the 19th-century whalers, and was soon driven to the edge of extinction. In the 20th century, however, it became a protected species, and once commercial whali ...Show more
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS SEA CREATURES is a photographic nonfiction companion book to the original bestselling title, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS ON THE OCEAN FLOOR. ON THE OCEAN FLOOR taught thousands of kids about tides, coral reefs, and a whole host of marine animals. MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS SEA CREA ...Show more
From orcas to singing humpbacks, a 1989 New York Times Best Illustrated Book shows how these gentle giants of the sea eat, move, migrate, and survive. "The photographs are lush, the text is succinct, and the oversized format sets off these magnificent creatures".--School Library Journal, starred review. ...Show more
With their stunning colours and array of life, coral reefs seem lush, inviting and beautiful. However, like all biomes around the world, coral reefs present challenges to the plants and organisms that live there. Discover how organisms survive on coral reefs and how they have cleverly adapted to their w ...Show more
This picture book takes the reader on a journey all the way through the sea from one shore to another far across the world. From a bustling bright coral reef (by day and by night), out into the open sea to swim alongside giant whales, and diving down and down to discover what lives in the deepest darkes ...Show more
Meet 14 cool sharks (and one manta ray) and see why it's important to BE NICE TO SHARKS! Though they're often portrayed as vicious man-eaters, sharks actually kill fewer than 10 people per year. Yet those myths cause real harm: many species are being hunted to extinction, with as many as 100 million - 2 ...Show more
How can you tell apart a dolphin and a porpoise? Do you know which is usually larger? Or which has cone-shaped teeth and which has flat teeth? Or which has a curved or hooked top fin? Find out these answers and more to become an expert on the differences between these smart swimmers.
Lift and Explore is a brilliant new lift-the-flap series for very young readers. Taking centre stage on each colourful spread is a busy, detailed artwork scene with tactile flaps in a variety of shapes-all accompanied by simple text. Children will enjoy exploring the rich, cheerful artworks, finding the ...Show more
This Usborne series provides informative and dynamic information on a wide range of fascinating subjects. Readers can come face to face with remarkable animals or experience places still untamed by mankind.
Around the world there are many animals close to extinction. One group particularly under threat are sea turtles. Meet the species that are on the edge, learn how they are threatened and what is being done to help them survive.