The Resource An extraordinary land : discoveries and mysteries from wild New Zealand, written by Peter Hayden ; photographs by Rod Morris

An extraordinary land : discoveries and mysteries from wild New Zealand, written by Peter Hayden ; photographs by Rod Morris

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An extraordinary land : discoveries and mysteries from wild New Zealand
Title
An extraordinary land
Title remainder
discoveries and mysteries from wild New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
written by Peter Hayden ; photographs by Rod Morris
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Language
eng
Summary
"[Our] isolation has been a huge advantage. It turned New Zealand into a wild laboratory where evolution could conduct experiments that led to weird and wonderful outcomes. It was also a museum, where ancient creatures could exist long after their kind disappeared from the rest of the world. More recently, scientists are discovering how little we know about species we thought we knew so well. An Extraordinary Land brings us up to date with these discoveries and gives us a snapshot of what makes New Zealand wildlife unique"--Jacket flap
Awards note
  • 2014 LIANZA Children's Book Awards Finalist.
  • New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2014 - Non-Fiction - Finalist
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
508.93
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
An extraordinary land : discoveries and mysteries from wild New Zealand, written by Peter Hayden ; photographs by Rod Morris
Label
An extraordinary land : discoveries and mysteries from wild New Zealand, written by Peter Hayden ; photographs by Rod Morris
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Copyright
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Includes index
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rdacarrier
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  • text
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
14565043
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781869509637
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG292913
  • (NLNZils)1578876
  • (OCoLC)828849501
  • (Nz)14565043

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