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This light-hearted rhyming story follows the experience of a little girl's day at the beach with her two mums, as she unexpectedly encounters a range of sea life; with a fun twist at the end!
Celia Seagull gathers plastic pieces from the ocean to build a bigger, better nest. Busy Celia refuses to help sea creatures who are tangled in the scrap. But when Celia runs into trouble, who will help her?
Anne Hunter's delightful rhymes and Dave Gunson's superb illustrations perfectly capture the unique range of creatures and plant life that young children commonly encounter when exploring the New Zealand seashore.
Manu and Hina, the heroes, are looking for the taniwha. Where is he?
Tamati and his sister, Aria, are playing on the beach when Aria hurts herself and can't stop crying. Te Wheke, an octopus, tricks Tamati and snatches Aria. To save his sister, Tamati devises a plan to trick the octopus back.
This is the story of how the tuna got its silver belly but forever had to live in the dark depths of the river. Tuna is in awe of a nymph, Hiriwa, that glows and dances in the moonlight. He hatches a plan to take the nymph's light.
Ringlet, an eleven-year-old mergirl, finds herself in a race against time to save the oceans from deadly stagnation. She struggles alone. And worse still, something monstrous is hellbent on stopping her.
An ancient grudge between the Māori gods Tane and Tangaroa has flared up because a port is polluting the ocean. This has reignited anger between the gods, causing raging storms, earthquakes and huge seas.
Few things are as good for mental wellness as going outside and learning to use our senses. This book turns walking on the beach into an interactive, playful, learning adventure.
Explore the creeks, rivers, lakes and wetlands of New Zealand and discoer the animals and plants that live in freshwater habitats.
Under the Ocean introduces young children to the creatures that live in the seas around New Zealand. The book describes different habitats: underwater reefs, the sea floor, the open ocean and the deep ocean.
When the sun rises on the seashore, all manner of creatures emerge from their slumber to see the breaking dawn . . . Discover the busy ecosystem of our country's seashore over a 24-hour cycle.
Have you seen our gorgeous galaxiids in your local stream? These beautiful native fish are shy and often can't be seen, not only because some of them are only active at night, but because their numbers are declining.
Old Velvet the longfin eel has made Lake Rotoiti her home for 101 years. Now, she’s pregnant, and she knows her time in this protected water is ending.
Great white sharks are one of the world's most impressive and familiar predators - but until recently we knew surprisingly little about them. This book changes all that.
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