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The study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.
Wildlife of Aotearoa by Gavin Bishop
Category: NZ Non Fiction
A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the award-winning author of Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story. Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to ...Show more
My Little Book of Bugs / Taku Pukapuka iti mō ngā Pepeke (Maori & English) by Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Category: NZ Board & Cloth Books
A beautiful board book for New Zealand babies and their Whanau, featuring amazing photos of bugs in the Te Papa collection. In both English and te reo Maori, it is a perfect gift for any baby and will be well treasured.
Ripley's Whales and Dolphins by Robert Ripley
This lavishly illustrated book will fascinate you with its incredible facts and full-colour pictures of whales and dolphins. Expect a wacky blend of stories and information with bite-size facts to amaze and delight your friends.
WildLives: 50 Extraordinary Animals that Made History by Ben Lerwill
True tales of wild and wonderful lives to be treasured forever! In this fascinating and touching book, children can learn about 50 courageous creatures from around the world and throughout history. This captivating collection gathers heart-warming, surprising and often emotionally powerful stories of b ...Show more
Dino Detective in Training by Tracey Turner
Learn how to become a dino detective in this exciting title! Packed with bitesize information and fun facts about the age of dinosaurs and how we know so much about them. Dino Detective in Training will tell you all about the creatures that once roamed Earth - their habitats, how they survived, how they ...Show more
Roar and roam as you join ferocious prehistoric monsters in It's all about... Dangerous Dinosaurs! Find out about everything from gentle giants such as Diplodocus to deadly killing machines such as Allosaurus and the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex. Packed with detailed photography, the latest bite-size fact ...Show more
Snapper: The Real Story by Annemarie Florian, Alistair Hughes
Category: NZ Non Fiction
Snapper is the most caught fish species in our warm coastal waters. We consider them beautiful, both to view and to eat. They're the fish we love to love. Yet how much do we really know about them and their ocean habitats? And how can we ensure they continue to flourish in the ocean of the future?
Water World by Ben Rothery
Life on Earth is shaped by water, and only survives here because of it, but our ocean ecosystems are at the epicentre of global warming. This enormous blue wilderness contains somewhere between half and three quarters of all life on Earth, including the biggest and most numerous creatures to ever live. ...Show more
Category: Bugs and Insects
Deep Dive into Deep Sea (#2 Explore Your World) by Tim Flannery
Get ready to dive into the darkest depths of the sea with real-life explorer and scientist, Professor Tim Flannery. You might think you know about the ocean, but the deep sea is nothing like the beach. Things are WEIRD down there. Who is the giant squid's mortal enemy? Can you see ghosts in the deep se ...Show more