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Sensational Survivors

By Sandra Morris

An illustrated guide to New Zealand s remarkable wildlife.

An ancient land isolated by vast oceans, New Zealand is home to many fascinating creatures. From a prehistoric reptile to one of the world s largest insects, you ll discover some of the most unusual and impressive species on our planet. Featuring stunning illustrations and text by the award-winning wildlife illustrator Sandra Morris, this book will double as the perfect reference for the home or school and as a beautiful gift book

  • Sandra is an award-winning children s book illustrator as well as a highly respected natural history illustrator
  • Sensational Survivors is jam-packed with strange and unusual facts that kids will love
  • The book will fill a gap in the market for great teaching resources and beautiful gift books on the subject

About the author

Sandra Morris is an author and illustrator from New Zealand. She gained her Masters in Fine Arts in 1990 where she completed her first picture book, One Lonely Kakapo, which won her the Russell Clark award for illustration in 1992. She has since written and illustrated Discovering New Zealand Birds, which was a finalist in both the Aim Children s Book Awards and the Non Fiction Library awards. Sandra also holds a Graduate Diploma in Plant and Wildlife Illustration from the University of Newcastle, Australia. It was while she was in Australia that she developed a love for field sketching and this work has been exhibited in museums and galleries. Sandra also runs her own illustration agency promoting New Zealand illustrators overseas. 'Sensational Survivors' has been named as a finalist in the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2011- Non-Fiction category. Sensational Survivors is a finalist for the LIANZA Children s Book Awards 2011 in the Elsie Locke (Non Fiction) Award.

Awards

2011: LIANZA Awards

The LIANZA (Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) Awards are awarded by librarians for outstanding children’s literature in New Zealand. - Finalist

2011: New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards

Finalist

2011: LIANZA Children’s Book Awards

The LIANZA (Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) Awards are awarded by librarians for outstanding children’s literature in New Zealand. - Finalist

ISBN: 9781921150661
Imprint: WALKER BOOKS AUST
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-PB
Release Date: August 1, 2010
Dimensions: 215 x 287mm, 48pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $18.95
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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