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At the Beach: Explore & Discover the New Zealand Seashore

At the Beach: Explore & Discover the New Zealand Seashore
  

At the Beach is a delightful introduction to the natural history of the New Zealand seashore. The stage is set with beautiful, factually correct illustrations (including detailed cross-sections) of three familiar habitats - the sandy beach, rockpools and mudflats. Many of the pla... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781877517747
Barcode 9781877517747
Published 1 October 2012 by Potton & Burton
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Barraud, Ned
By Candler, Gillian
Series Explore & Discover
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ISBN-13 9781877517747
ISBN-10 1877517747
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Potton & Burton
Imprint Potton & Burton
Publication Date 1 October 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Barraud, Ned
By Candler, Gillian
Series Explore & Discover
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 230mm
Weight 360g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 574.993
Catalogue Code 298317

Description of this Book

At the Beach is a delightful introduction to the natural history of the New Zealand seashore. The stage is set with beautiful, factually correct illustrations (including detailed cross-sections) of three familiar habitats - the sandy beach, rockpools and mudflats. Many of the plants and animals that play a part in these rich ecosystems are shown in situ, and readers are directed from there to pages dedicated to detailed coverage of: crabs; sea stars, kina and sea anemones; shellfish; seaweeds, sponges and sandhoppers; fish, jellyfish & shrimps; birds. Aimed at children 5-8 years old, but with appeal for anyone curious about New Zealand's natural environment, At the Beach is a must for the home, bach, classroom and library. Comes with a removable, waterproof quick-reference guide to common seashore animals.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Elsie Locke Medal for Non-Fiction 2013 -- Short-listed for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Non-Fiction Award 2013

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Author's Bio

Ned Barraud is a talented illustrator with a passion for sea creatures. His work has been published frequently in the School Journal, and he illustrated The Earthquake and the Butterfly (2012). He works at Weta Digital as a texture artist and lives in Wellington, spending lots of time exploring the seashore with his three young children. Gillian Candler was a secondary-school teacher for many years before moving into educational publishing with Learning Media in Wellington, where she worked as an editor, project manager and eventually CEO. She currently works as an educational publishing consultant from her home in Pukerua Bay.

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