From Moa to Dinosaurs

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Go back in time to explore ancient forests, lakes and the seas around Zealandia, and discover unique survivors and long-extinct animals that once made this land their home:

  • Dinosaurs of Gondwana and Zealandia
  • Giant penguins and shark-toothed dolphins
  • Crocodilian and turtle inhabitants of ancient lakes
  • Moa, adzebill and other extinct birds
  • Tuatara, wētā and bird survivors

This beautifully illustrated and highly informative book is aimed at children from pre-schoolers up and anyone curious about New Zealand’s ancient past and the animals that have lived here.

Author Gillian Candler was a secondary-school teacher before moving into educational publishing with Learning Media in Wellington, where she worked on a wide range of publications for children, including books about science and the environment. She currently works as a writer and an educational publishing consultant from her home in Pukerua Bay.

Ned Barraud is an illustrator with a keen passion for the natural world. For as long as he can remember, Ned has been fascinated by the form and beauty of the insect kingdom, with some of his earliest artwork depicting beetles, shining like jewels. Ned illustrated all six books in the award-winning ‘explore & discover’ series.

$20.00

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