Candler, Gillian,

From moa to dinosaurs : explore & discover ancient New Zealand / by Gillian Candler ; illustrated by Ned Barraud. - 36 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 x 21 cm

Go back in time to explore ancient forests, lakes and the seas around Zealandia, and discover unique survivors and long-extinct animals that once made this land their home: Dinosaurs of Gondwana and Zealandia ; Giant penguins and shark-toothed dolphins ; Crocodilian and turtle inhabitants of ancient lakes ; Moa, adzebill and other extinct birds ; Tuatara, wētā and bird survivors. This beautifully illustrated and highly informative book is aimed at children from pre-schoolers up and anyone curious about New Zealand&#x;s ancient past and the animals that have lived here.

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Paleontology--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.
Extinct animals--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.
Dinosaurs--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.
Extinct birds--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.


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