Introducing 20 of our most interesting native trees to young New Zealand naturalists, Sandra Morris presents charming watercolour illustrations and text in a style that mirrors her earlier successful book, Discovering New Zealand Birds. Each tree is shown in full with individual illustrations of the..
Meet Volcanica, the feisty reporter at Magmatic Press who presents hot facts about volcano science in New Zealand. Discover the four main types of volcano found in this country: stratovolcanoes, shield, caldera and volcanic fields and explore the characteristics of each as demonstrated in data pane..
The Kea is the only parrot in the world that lives in alpine areas and it faces increasing threats to its survival. Kea are incredibly intelligent birds with advanced problem-solving skills and capacity for learning.
This social bird is known for its interaction with visitors to national parks and i..
The natural world of our backyards includes many fascinating native and introduced species, from fungi, butterflies and moths, spiders and weta to reptiles and beautiful birds. Just as children enjoy encounters with garden wildlife, they'll love learning about it as they colour in the simple, bold i..
Have you heard the phrase 'you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours?' New Zealand's plants, animals, fungi and other tiny organisms grew to live in, on and around each other, with very little interference from the rest of the world, since separating from Gondwana over 80 million years ago. This ha..
Get ready for a new take on New Zealand society, history and geography in one of the first two books in The NZ Series, a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers. Here in striking and clear terms are the earth movements above and below New Zealand - w..