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Eekily Sneakily

Eekily Sneakily
 

Rhyming text introduces readers to some of New Zealand's fascinating wildlife of garden and forest. Includes the English and Maori names and fascinating facts about the insects and other creatures.

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ISBN 9781869665036
Published 1 December 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hunter, Anne
Illustrated by Gunson, Dave
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781869665036
ISBN-10 1869665031
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 1 December 2018
International Publication Date 21 November 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hunter, Anne
Illustrated by Gunson, Dave
Category Picture Books / Young Children's books
Animals
Insects & Spiders
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 250mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 964035

Description of this Book

Sometimes we're silent, sometimes we speak,

If we surprise you, you're sure to say 'eek!'

In this charming children's book catchy rhyming verse and arresting illustrations accurately capture the characteristics of a range of creatures young children commonly encounter in suburban gardens.

Fifteen different creatures are featured and Dave Gunson's playful illustrations highlight their unique attributes.

The honey bee, frog, earthworm, stick insect, garden snail, gecko, daddy long legs, spider, cicada, ladybird, praying mantis, cave weta, monarch butterfly, skink are all familiar to young children and the fascinating facts section at the back gives more detailed information about these creatures' distinctive characteristics, habits and habitat.

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Author's Bio

Anne Hunter is a radiographer with a love nature and exploring the outdoors. She is currently working to establish forest on a block of land in north Canterbury. She has a special fascination with Antarctica, which she has visited twice, and has a Graduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies. She has written a book on New Zealand birds, One Little Fantail, which Dave Gunson also illustrated. Dave Gunson is a designer and illustrator who has published more than 80 children's books, including writing and illustrating the All About New Zealand series of books published by New Holland. His work appears regularly in New Zealand Geographic magazine, he has designed and illustrated postage stamp issues for New Zealand and several other countries and as an artist has had both group and solo exhibitions over the years.

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