Let Big Woolly Mammoth take you back to the time of the Ice Age and early humans.
Children, as young as pre-schoolers, will enjoy the beautifully illustrated, quirky yet factual story about her life and times.
The detailed facts section following the story will add interest, and some surprises for all readers.
A moving story of the near extinction and then revival of one of New Zealand’s magnificent marine mammals, the southern right whale. Once, the mighty tohora, or southern right whale, was a common sight in winter off the coast of Aotearoa. But it proved to be an easy target for the 19th-century whalers, and was soon driven to the edge of extinction. In the 20th century, however, it became a protected species, and once commercial whaling was virtually stopped, the souther right whale made a com
What New Zealand child is not delighted by a rockpool at low tide, with its colourful, fascinating array of creatures, some still, some flitting about? Rock Pools is a book designed to enhance this experience, with each page presenting an intriguing glimpse into the creatures that inhabit these low-tide wonderlands.
Animals of Aotearoa is a must-have compendium for children curious about New Zealand’s wild animals. Based on the award-winning and best-selling ‘Explore and Discover’ children’s series about New Zealand’s natural history, this book is packed full of illustrations and information about our native animals, both common and rare, as well as many well-known introduced animals.
Out in the backyard, creeping along branches, hiding under stones and leaves, crawling in the earth or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered.
The sixth title in the award-winning ‘explore & discover’ series, Up the River: Explore & discover New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and wetlands gives children an opportunity to look under the surface and see what special creatures live, around New Zealand’s freshwater habitats – our creeks, rivers, lakes and wetlands.