The Life-Size Guide to the New Zealand Beach
Join Andrew Crowe in solving the mysteries of beachcombing. The puzzling flotsam and jetsam - both common and strange - is shown here and explained with clear, life-size colour photographs. Besides providing a simple introduction to New Zealand geology, this book's new approach to the beach shows- * Pebbles and sand from around the country* How to recognise common animal tracks found in the sand* Jellyfish, starfish, crabs and bones from the sea* Eggs from the sea and invertebrates living in the sand* Seaweed, plant wash-ups and even common rubbish pollution Part of Andrew Crow's original award-winning Life-Size Guide series, this book is designed to be both simple and practical for all the family.
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- Paperback | 32 pages
- 211 x 297 x 3mm | 155g
- 05 Oct 2004
- Penguin Group (NZ)
- Penguin Books (NZ)
- Auckland, New Zealand
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About Andrew Crowe
Andrew Crowe is a full-time author with a special interest in helping make nature accessible to beginners of all ages. He has written over 40 nature books covering seashells, insects, spiders, birds and other animals and plants. Andrew has won five New Zealand book awards, including the Ashton Wylie Award for a biography for teenagers on the Dalai Lama and - for his contribution to children's literature generally - the Margaret Mahy Medal.