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Tamanui: The Brave Kokako of Taranaki
 

Tamanui: The Brave Kokako of Taranaki (Paperback)

By Beyer, Rebecca
By Wellington, Linley
Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew

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"The Taranaki forest is changing and the kokako are finding it more difficult to find food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are increasingly raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the young kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. The forest is quiet, until... read full description below.

ISBN 9781775502067
Published 1 January 2015 by Huia Publishers
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775502067
ISBN-10 1775502066
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Publication Date 1 January 2015
International Publication Date 16 November 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Beyer, Rebecca
By Wellington, Linley
Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew
Category Picture Storybooks
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 270mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 613966

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The Taranaki forest is changing and the kokako are finding it more difficult to find food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are increasingly raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the young kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. The forest is quiet, until he hears a kokako call, but flying towards it, he is caught in a net. Taken to Mount Bruce, he adapts to a new environment, raises many chicks and becomes a cornerstone in the survival of the kokako. Based on the true story of the kokako Tamanui, now displayed in Puke Ariki, New Plymouth

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