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Karearea: Fearless Falcon

Karearea: Fearless Falcon
 

New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left - the Karearea - and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks. In words and pictures the char... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869664886
Published 1 June 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Florian, Annemarie
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ISBN-13 9781869664886
ISBN-10 1869664884
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 1 June 2018
International Publication Date 21 May 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Florian, Annemarie
Category Animals
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Height: 250mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 598.96
Catalogue Code 919276

Description of this Book

New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left - the Karearea - and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks. In words and pictures the characteristics of the Karearea and the challenges it faces are revealed. Annemarie is a writer for young readers. Her previous book, Kiwi: The real story was the children's choice Non-Fiction winner in the 2013 New Zealand Post Children's book awards. Terry Fitzgibbon is an award-winning illustrator/photographer whose paintings and photographs have been successfully exhibited in galleries in New Plymouth, Auckland and Whangarei.

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Author's Bio

Award-winning illustrator/photographer TERRY FITZGIBBON is passionate about nature and has always strived to ensure Aotearoa's extraordinary native wildlife and habitats survive in today's challenging world. Terry's Master's thesis is on protecting forests and he has worked for both Forest & Bird and the Department of Conservation. ANNEMARIE FLORIAN has been a longtime advocate across the entire spectrum of children's literature and education - as curriculum designer, book awards judge, bookseller and librarian, as reader and writer. She enjoys engaging with others to celebrate and showcase our unique fauna.

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