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Rangitoto: Te Toka Tu Moana - The Rock Standing in the Ocean

Rangitoto: Te Toka Tu Moana - The Rock Standing in the Ocean
 

"Rangitoto: Te toka tu moana/The rock standing in the ocean tells the dramatic story of Auckland's most striking icon, the island of Rangitoto: its volcanic birth, the kaka's connection to it, the imprint of humans on its fragile wildlife, and how guardians are saving it today"--... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473239145
Published 20 October 2014
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gill, Maria
Illustrated by Arnold, Heather
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ISBN-13 9780473239145
ISBN-10 0473239140
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Long White Cloud Books & Dragonsauce Books
Publication Date 20 October 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gill, Maria
Illustrated by Arnold, Heather
Category Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 213mm
Height: 276mm
Weight 200g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 551.21099324
Catalogue Code 519252

Description of this Book

Have you ever gazed at Rangitoto and wondered: How did it get its shape? Was it a very explosive beginning? Will it ever erupt again? Rangitoto: Te toka tu moana/The rock standing in the ocean tells the dramatic story of Auckland's most striking icon, the island of Rangitoto. Find out about its volcanic birth, the kaka's connection to it, the imprint of humans on its fragile wildlife, and how guardians are saving it today. Rangitoto is a book to be treasured and pored over by children and adults alike.

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Author's Bio

Maria Gill writes children's books, educational resources, and freelance articles fulltime from her lifestyle block in Warkworth. Maria is a trained Primary School teacher (BED, DipTchg) and has a Graduate Diploma in Journalism Studies. She has written 13 children books for the trade market, two digital books, 17 educational books for the international market, and numerous articles for educational journals, and magazines. New Zealand Hall of Fame won the Children's Choice (non-fiction category) at the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards in 2012. Two of her books have been shortlisted for the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards, five have been shortlisted for the LIANZA book awards, and seven have been Storylines Notable Books.

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