New Zealand’s Backyard Beasts by Ned Barraud
Published by Potton & Burton
2019 Finalist Elsie Locke Award Non-Fiction Category – New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults
Storylines Notable Book 2019
Out in the backyard, creeping along branches, hiding under stones and leaves, crawling in the earth or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered. In New Zealand’s Backyard Beasts this fascinating world is brought to life. Find out about bees and wasps, beetles, butterflies and moths, mantises and stick insects, wētā, centipedes and millipedes, spiders, snails and worms, and much more. Beautiful illustrations are accompanied by informative text and fascinating facts.
This book is a must for all Kiwi children who want to learn about the amazing beasts that live in their own backyards.