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All about New Zealand Insects and Other Creepy-Crawlies


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By Dave Gunson
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 64
Book Size 265 x 210
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 8/02/2009
Subject Classification Biology, life sciences / Zoology & animal sciences / Zoology: Invertebrates / Insects (entomology)

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This fun and educational book features dozens of vibrant illustrations by talented artist, children s book writer and natural history enthusiast, Dave Gunson. New Zealand's most interesting native and introduced insects and other invertebrates have been illustrated specially for this book.

Accompanied by fascinating facts about physical characteristics, habitat, feeding habits, breeding information and more, this book will have guaranteed appeal to the whole family. Each page features at least one large illustration of an insect plus text. Some entries also include illustrations of larvae eggs, male and female, etc, as well as additional fact panels with interesting nuggets of information.

All About New Zealand Insects & Other Creepy-crawlies is an ideal introduction to many of the insects commonly found in New Zealand for people of all ages and joins the "All About" series

Dave Gunson

Dave Gunson is a prolific writer and illustrator of children’s books. His highly successful colour-illustrated All About series - which includes Birds, Insects, Plants, Seashore, Sea Life, Wildlife of the Past, Freshwater Life and Garden Wildlife – is published by New Holland.  Dave has also produced a bestselling Read, Colour and Keep natural history colouring-in book series, and two activity books for children, NZ Wildlife Activity Book  and NZ Nature Activity Book.  Recently joining the list are Eekily, Sneakily and Twinkle Tickle little Star both illustrated by Dave.