24 Hours On The Kiwi Seashore

When the sun rises on the seashore, all manner of creatures emerge from their slumber to see the breaking dawn…

Discover the busy ecosystem of our country’s seashore over a 24-hour cycle. Observe the seals and yellow-eyed penguins who come ashore to sleep; dive beneath the waves to frolic with the bottlenose dolphins and jellyfish.

Let New Zealand author Gillian Torckler and photographer Darryl Torckler guide you on an immersive journey into the intimate world of our seashore life, featuring fascinating facts and stunning photography.

$19.50 incl. GST

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For ages 8 to 12 years

Publisher’s notes

  • Gillian and Darryl Torckler strive to make New Zealand nature interesting and accessible to Kiwi kids.
  • This book explores the New Zealand coastline over a 24-hour period, following changes in light and tides, and movements of different creatures in this busy habitat.
  • Darryl’s beautiful photography brings the environment and animals within to life.
  • It’s written in an engaging story format and also includes facts about all the living creatures and plants mentioned in the book.

Additional information

Dimensions23 × 21 cm

Softcover edition

First published




Page count


Published by

Bateman Books

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