In the Bush - Explore and Discover New Zealand's Native Forests

Explore the forest floor, the tangled understorey and the high-up forest canopy and discover the native animals and plants that live in sanctuaries and New Zealand’s bush such as:

  • Kaka, kokako and other birds
  • Tiny frogs and bats
  • Tuatara and giant snails
  • Tall trees, vines and flowers
  • Mosses and fungi
  • Pesky wasps, mice, rats and stoats

This beautifully illustrated and highly informative book is aimed at children from pre-schoolers up and anyone curious about our native forests and the special creatures that live there.

Written by Gillian Candler and illustrated by Ned Barraud

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Description

In the Bush is the fourth title in the popular and award-winning ‘explore & discover’ series. The successful author and illustrator combination of Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud, turn their attention to the New Zealand bush and its iconic animals and plants.

Young readers will be fascinated to learn more about familiar creatures as well as discover other intriguing plants and animals and see how they relate to each other in the forest ecosystem. Learn about pests and other dangers to our native wildlife and catch a glimpse of animals and plants that thrive in wildlife sanctuaries.

In the Bush includes insects and other invertebrates, fungi, ferns and mosses, birds, bats, introduced pests, vines, epiphytes, and trees.

Meet the Kiwi creators Gillian Candler Ned Barraud

Find out more about Kiwi author Gillian Candler on her author profile.

Find out more about Kiwi author and illustrator Ned Barraud on his author profile.

Additional information

Dimensions 23 × 21 cm
First published

2015

Format

Softcover edition

ISBN

9781927213544

Page count

36

Published by

Potton & Burton

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