Which ancient seabird had false teeth? Which was the first dinosaur not to dribble its dinner? And how come there were horsetails long before there were horses…?
You’ll find answers to these questions, plus many other fascinating facts, in All About New Zealand’s Wildlife of the Past. 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 identify current endangered species. Terrific illustrations by Dave Gunson along with hundreds of interesting facts, make this an ideal introduction to the fascinating story of New Zealand’s extinct wildlife.
This is the fifth title in the New Holland natural history series ‘All About…’ from Dave Gunson. Other titles are Birds, Insects and other Creepy-Crawlies, Plants, and Seashore Life. Though published for children, Dave’s true-to-life pictures and engaging text will attract readers from 6 to 60 years old.