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In the Garden: Explore & Discover the New Zealand back yard – by Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler

In the Garden introduces young children to common creatures they can find in a New Zealand garden. It is the only guide available for young children and families that shows creatures in their natural habitats. The book describes their relationship with other living things, and includes many interesting and intriguing facts.

This book encourages children aged 4–8 to explore their gardens and discover the plants and animals that live there, with sections on bees, wasps and flies; butterflies and moths; snails and spiders; lizards, mammals and birds.

Aimed at children from pre-schoolers and up, the book will also appeal to anyone who is curious about the wild side of New Zealand gardens.

Pages introducing insects & birds 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 insects in te reo Māori

Published: 2013

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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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