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            A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs
             

            A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs (Board Book)

            By Van Gessel, Fred

            • RRP: $23.50
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            Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to introduce both children and adu...lts to the wonders of bird song.
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            ISBN 9781925546415
            Published AU 15 Aug 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            1000 Butterflies: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Beautiful Butterflies
             

            1000 Butterflies: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Beautiful Butterflies (Hardback)

            By Hoskins, Adrian

            • RRP: $40.00
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            1,000 Butterflies is the perfect accompaniment to the author's first title on Butterflies of the World. This title will be the best book of its kind on the market anywhere in the world serving as essential reference for butterfly enthusiasts everywhere, from amateurs right throug...h to academics.
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            ISBN 9781921517563
            Published AU 1 Jul 2016
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            Wildhood

            Wildhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Natterson-Horowitz, Barbara; Bowers, Kathryn

            • RRP: $35.00
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            A revelatory investigation of human and animal adolescence and young adulthood from the New York Times-bestselling authors of Zoobiquity. Teenagers- behind the banter, the tediously repetitive games and clicks, the shouting and screaming, the fast living, and the strutting and pr...eening lie the rules of the entire animal kingdom. Based on their popular Harvard University course, latest research, and worldwide travels, Natterson-Horowitz and Bowers examine the four universal challenges that every adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood- how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest. Safety, status, sex, and survival. For parents and children, predators and prey alike, this is a powerfully revelatory book, entertainingly written. To become, as its reader does, for a while, a young bat or a young humpback whale, or even an octopus tapping a shrimp on the shoulder or an orca silencing their victim, is a giddying experience. The authors open up horizons for their ordinary human readers as they go about their daily animal lives, and permit them to look afresh at the terrifying and exhilarating experience of adolescence. Even your average teen will not get bored. 'The authors steer clear of excesses of ethology or anthropomorphism, and they emphasise that maturity is not a goal but a process. A lucid, entertaining account of how creatures of many kinds learn to navigate the complex world that adulthood opens.' -Kirkus 'A life-changing perspective on adolescents. A treasure trove of scientific exploration and practical implications for how we understand and support youth.' -Daniel J. Siegel, MD, author of Brainstorm- The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain 'Human teens have much in common with their counterparts throughout the animal kingdom - and those commonalities are eye-opening as described in the latest from biologist Natterson-Horowitz and science journalist Bowers. Reassuring ... should ap
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            ISBN 9781925849653
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Good Dog
             

            Good Dog (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Leaver, Kate

            • RRP: $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 May 20

            Celebratory, joyous and moving, this is a book about the profoundly healing, curative qualities of dogs - and how we need dogs in our lives more than ever. Good Dog is about the power of canine friendship - in particular the profoundly healing role that dogs can play in our lives... - a celebration of the extraordinary creatures who change - and sometimes even save - our lives. Covering the science and history of our extraordinary relationship with dogs, and focusing on the role that dogs can play in enriching and improving our mental and emotional health and our lives, Good Dog is a celebration of the most remarkable cross-species friendship on the planet. Good Dog focuses on ten powerful, personal stories of dogs and their owners, from Missy the pug, who has allowed 10-year-old autistic Cody to live his best life to Darcy, who spends precious time in a children's hospice; from Pip, who helps her teenage owner manage her diabetes, to Jingles, who works in therapy and rehab at a prison.
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            ISBN 9781460758892
            Published AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Fathoms: the world in the whale
             

            Fathoms: the world in the whale (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Giggs, Rebecca

            • RRP: $35.00
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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            In the non-fiction tradition of Rachel Carson, Rebecca Solnit, and Helen Macdonald comes a bold, lyrical exploration of our fraught relationship with the sea's most charismatic mammal, the whale.

            ISBN 9781925321388
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Living With Dogs: A commonsense guide
              

            Living With Dogs: A commonsense guide (Paperback)

            By Wirth, Hugh

            • RRP: $24.99
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            For almost thirty years Dr Hugh Wirth has been an ABC Local Radio pet expert, answering listeners' questions on everything from how to deal with a dog's bad breath to the best way to house train them.

            ISBN 9780733328886
            Published AU 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Living With Cats: A Commonsense Guide
              

            Living With Cats: A Commonsense Guide (Paperback)

            By Wirth, Hugh

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            For almost thirty years Dr Hugh Wirth has been an ABC Local Radio pet expert, answering listeners' questions on everything from how to deal with a cat's hunting instinct to the best way to clean their teeth.

            ISBN 9780733328893
            Published AU 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Wonder Cats
             

            Wonder Cats (Paperback)

            By Morgan, Ashley

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Scarlett, the brave mother cat who went into a burning building five times to rescue her kittens. Oscar, the nursing-home cat who senses when residents are about to die and comforts them in their final hours. Felix, the resourceful feline who survived an epic journey trapped in a... shipping container.
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            ISBN 9781742374901
            Published AU 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Shark!: Killer Tales from the Dangerous Depths
             

            Shark!: Killer Tales from the Dangerous Depths (Paperback)

            By Reid, Robert

            • RRP: $27.99
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            SHARK! The cry that strikes fear into the hearts of beach lovers around the world. It carries a chill of terror, that death is nearby and waiting. Or injuries so shocking that the mind recoils from the thought. This book chronicles shark attacks both on Australia's fatal shores a...nd overseas.
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            ISBN 9781741759020
            Published AU 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Wonder Dogs
              

            Wonder Dogs (Paperback)

            By Holt, Ben

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Wonder Dogs contains numerous amazing tales that demonstrate the astonishing bravery of some very heroic canines - from trained guide dogs to loved pets and homeless strays.

            ISBN 9781743313855
            Published AU 1 Dec 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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