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 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.
Elsie Locke (Non Fiction) Award - Finalist
Imprint: WALKER BOOKS AUST
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
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