Where is it in town? A wildlife hunt for Kiwi kids

A ‘look and find’ book for all children who want to learn about New Zealand’s wildlife.

A sister publication to the highly successful Where is it?, this book focuses on wildlife that Kiwi kids will encounter in town.

Each page illustrates a different urban environment, including a garden both in the daytime and at night, the local botanic gardens, a creek and in the sea below the wharf, in long grass and above in the trees, in a native reserve, in a garden shed and in the country on the edge of town. There is also extra information about many of the animals featured.

Where is it in town? is a wonderfully interactive way to teach younger children about New Zealand’s natural world, with stunning illustrations to enhance their learning.

This wildlife hunt for Kiwi kids is illustrated and written by Ned Barraud

$21.99 incl. GST

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Magpies magazine ~  “This is a multi-layered, sophisticated search-and-find book, one that will draw readers back to its pages many times to pore over its hidden detail. The illustrations evoke a strong sense of place with immediately recognisable New Zealand flora and fauna. There is playful detail in the red band gumboots at the bottom of the stairs, the cob-webbed garden shed, and the kahu with its roadkill. The distinctive wooden houses in the garden and on the edge of town, the tangle of power lines, and old batten and wire farm fences further ground the images to place. The wide-ranging selection of habitats encourages investigation of places we may otherwise overlook—leaf litter and under the pier of the city harbour for example. The inclusion of a road cone in the latter scene is perhaps a nod to the problem of pollution. The spread of the nature reserve with images of a stoat, trap, and rabbit in the foreground reminds the reader of the dangers posed to our wildlife, as do the cat, hedgehog and the possum in the night garden.” Read the full review.

Meet the Kiwi creator Ned Barraud

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

Additional information

Dimensions26 × 26 cm

Softcover edition



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Published by

Potton & Burton

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