At first glance, it might seem that the average New Zealand garden is not the best place to find wildlife - but look again. Bugs and ants are climbing trees while geckos wait in the foliage for their lunch, hedgehogs are sleeping in the back hedge and spiders are getting kicked out of their homes by tre ...Show more
Kiwiana celebrates items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially iconic Kiwi elements from around the middle of the 20th century. Many evoke a sense of nostalgia and are seen as contributing to our national identity.
Kids are fascinated with watching things move. From an early age they love mechanical toys that go click and whirr and they delight in finding out how machines work. From the great waka canoes hollowed out from tree-trunks, to jet boats, motorbikes, racing cars and high-tech space rockets, New Zealand ...Show more
All About New Zealand Plants introduces the best-known trees, climbers, shrubs, flowers and other plants to young children. Alongside illustrations of plants, fruits, flowers and other details, artist/writer Dave Gunson's lively text gives the botanical facts and fascinating nuggets. Kowhai, for instanc ...Show more
All about New Zealand's sea life, written and illustrated by artist, children's book writer and nature lover Dave Gunson, introduces around 60 of our most interesting or spectacular sea creatures and plants. Each page features one large or two or three smaller illusrations accompanied by about 100 words ...Show more
Including a timeline that spans the Age of Dinosaurs through the Age of Change to the Age of Settlement, this book is a superb introduction to the subject of New Zealand's past. Children will learn about extinct wildlife and indentify current endangered species. Terrific illustartions by Dave Gunson alo ...Show more