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The Life-size Guide to the New Zealand Beach

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The Life-size Guide to the New Zealand Beach by Andrew Crowe
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"Excellent book for kids "
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

Kids just love this book, we spend lots of time on the shore and now we have a great reference…

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"Should be one in every beach crib"
4 stars"
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Great book – just what I need down at the bach – easy for children to understand and also great for adults.

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Description

Join Andrew Crowe in solving the mysteries of beachcombing. The puzzling flotsam and jetsam – both common and strange – is shown here and explained with clear, life-size colour photographs.
Besides providing a simple introduction to New Zealand geology, this book's new approach to the beach shows:
  • Pebbles and sand from around the country
  • How to recognise common animal tracks found in the sand
  • Jellyfish, starfish, crabs and bones from the sea
  • Eggs from the sea and invertebrates living in the sand
  • Seaweed, plant wash-ups and even common rubbish pollution
Part of Andrew Crow's original award-winning Life-Size Guide series, this book is designed to be both simple and practical for all the family.

Accolades

Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Non-Fiction Award 2005.
Shortlisted for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Elsie Locke Award 2005.

Author Biography

Andrew Crowe is a full-time author with a special interest in helping make nature accessible to beginners of all ages. He has written over 40 nature books covering seashells, insects, spiders, birds and other animals and plants. Andrew has won five New Zealand book awards, including the Ashton Wylie Award for a biography for teenagers on the Dalai Lama and - for his contribution to children's literature generally - the Margaret Mahy Medal.
Release date NZ
October 5th, 2004
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Country of Publication
New Zealand
Imprint
Penguin Books (NZ)
Pages
32
Dimensions
213x300x4
ISBN-13
9780143019343
Product ID
1646745

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