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The Life Cycle of the Tuatara

The Life Cycle of the Tuatara
 

Find out all about our very own 'living fossil' in this fascinating look at the life cycle of the tuatara, presented with stunning images and educational text.

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ISBN 9781869439644
Published 21 March 2011 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brownlie, Betty
Series Life Cycle

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ISBN-13 9781869439644
ISBN-10 1869439643
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 21 March 2011
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brownlie, Betty
Series Life Cycle
Category Award Winning
Animals
Non-Fiction Finalists 2012
Interest Age 6-10 years
Reading Age 6-10 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 265mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 597.945156
Catalogue Code 101122

Description of this Book

Did you know that when it's cold, the tuatara's heart may beat only once in four minutes, and several minutes might pass between each breath? However, when it's hot, the heart might beat up to forty times per minute. Find out all about our very own 'living fossil' in this fascinating look at the life cycle of the tuatara, presented with stunning images and educational text.

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Awards & Reviews

Awards Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Non-Fiction Award 2012.

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Author's Bio

Long recognised for the high standard of her artwork, Betty Brownlie has had a life-long fascination with the natural world that lead her to embark on this series.

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