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On The Brink

New Zealand's most endangered species

by Maria Gill & Terry Fitzgibbon



ISBN:9781869665180
Format:Paperback
Page Extent:48 pages
Book Size:230 x 215 x 4 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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$27.99

Discover which are our most threatened animals in New Zealand.

From the beautiful forest ringlet butterfly to the down-right ugly southern elephant seal, the cheeky kakapo to the great white sharks, every one of the unique species in our waters and on our land is threatened by predators, land changes, pollution, and other human-induced disturbances.

As well as finding out how unique these animals are, you'll read what is harming them, and most importantly, what we can do to help them.


About the Authors

Terry Fitzgibbon

Award-winner illustrator/photographer and author, Terry lives on a bush-clad farm on the beautiful northern coastline of New Zealand.Terry is passionate about nature and has always strived to ensure Aotearoa's extraordinary native wildlife and habitats survive in today's challenging world. Terry has illustrated more than 20 books - both his own and for other authors - using both traditional and digital mediums, and has exhibited his paintings and photographs in Auckland, Whangarei and New Plymouth.

Maria Gill

Maria Gill is an award-winning writer of non-fiction and educational books for children. A former primary school teacher, she has written dozens of books and regularly visits schools around New Zealand to give talks. She also conducts writing workshops and addresses educational conferences.