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All About New Zealand's Seashore

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All About New Zealand's Wildlife of the Past


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By Dave Gunson
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 64
Book Size 265 x 210
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 6/08/2010
Subject Classification Children's & young adult: general non-fiction / Nature, the natural world (Children's/YA) / Dinosaurs & prehistoric world (Children's/YA)

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Which ancient seabird had false teeth? Which was the first dinosaur not to dribble its dinner? And how come there were horsetails long before there were horses? You'll find answers to these questions, plus many other fascinating facts, in All About New Zealand s Wildlife of the Past.

Including a timeline that spans the Age of Dinosaurs through the Age of Change to the Age of Settlement, this book is a superb introduction to the subject of New Zealand's past. Children will learn about extinct wildlife and identify current endangered species. Terrific illustrations by Dave Gunson along with hundreds of interesting facts, make this an ideal introduction to the fascinating story of New Zealand's extinct wildlife.

This is the fifth title in the New Holland natural history series All About _ from Dave Gunson. Other titles are Birds, Insects and other Creepy-Crawlies, Plants, and Seashore Life. Though published for children, Dave's true-to-life pictures and engaging text will attract readers from 6 to 60 years old.

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.