Wildlife of Aotearoa
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Wildlife of Aotearoa

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A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the author of Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story. Winner NZ Booklover's Best Children's Book Award 2020 Storylines Notable Non-Fiction Award 2020 Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures. In this award-winning and magnificent companion volume to Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop weaves a compelling visual narrative of our land, our people and our wildlife - past, present and future.

Author Biography

Gavin Bishop is an award-winning children's picture book writer and illustrator who lives and works in Christchurch, New Zealand. The author and illustrator of approximately 60 books to date, his work ranges from original stories to retellings of Maori myths, European fairy stories, and nursery rhymes. Gavin has had a long-held interest in depicting New Zealand's history through illustration, evidenced in his now classic picture book The House that Jack Built (1999) which won Book of the Year; and also through his junior novels Piano Rock (2012) and Teddy One-Eye (2014). His landmark illustrated non-fiction title Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story was published in October 2017 to much acclaim.
A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the author of Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story. Winner NZ Booklover's Best Children's Book Award 2020 Storylines Notable Non-Fiction Award 2020 Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures. In this award-winning and magnificent companion volume to Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop weaves a compelling visual narrative of our land, our people and our wildlife - past, present and future.

Author Biography

Gavin Bishop is an award-winning children's picture book writer and illustrator who lives and works in Christchurch, New Zealand. The author and illustrator of approximately 60 books to date, his work ranges from original stories to retellings of Maori myths, European fairy stories, and nursery rhymes. Gavin has had a long-held interest in depicting New Zealand's history through illustration, evidenced in his now classic picture book The House that Jack Built (1999) which won Book of the Year; and also through his junior novels Piano Rock (2012) and Teddy One-Eye (2014). His landmark illustrated non-fiction title Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story was published in October 2017 to much acclaim.

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