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At the beach: Explore & Discover the New Zealand seashore – by Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler

At the Beach is a delightful introduction to the natural history of the New Zealand seashore.

The stage is set with beautiful, factually correct illustrations (including detailed cross-sections) of three familiar habitats—the sandy beach, rockpools and mudflats around New Zealand’s coast.

Discover the animals and plants that make these different habitats such exciting places to visit. Crabs, sea stars, kina and sea anemones, shellfish, seaweeds, sponges and sandhoppers, fish, jellyfish & shrimps and birds.

Aimed at children from preschoolers up, and anyone curious about New Zealand’s natural environment.

At the Beach is a must for the home, bach, classroom and library.

Pages introducing sea creatures, sea birds & shells also contain the names in te reo Māori.

Format: This book is a Paper back.

Language: This book is written in English but contains some names of animals and shells in te reo Māori

Published: 2012

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About the creators

Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud are a superb New Zealand writer and illustrator team who have created the popular and award-winning ‘explore & discover’ series.

Titles available at Poi Princess include:

At the beach: Explore & discover the New Zealand seashore

In the bush: Explore & discover New Zealand’s native forests

In the garden: Explore & discover the New Zealand backyard

Animals of Aotearoa: Explore & discover New Zealand’s wildlife


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