Wildlife of Aotearoa is a spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand’s unique landscapes and incredible wildlife. Written by award-winning author Gavin Bishop, this book is a beautiful companion volume to Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story.
Long before waka touched Aotearoa’s shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Journey through ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms, and encounter New Zealand’s incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures.
- Written by Gavin Bishop
- 64 pages
- Hardback book
- Published in October 2019
- Companion volume to the award-winning book Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story.
- Measures approximately 27.8cm x 37.6cm x 1.4cm
- ISBN: 9780143772514
In Wildlife of Aotearoa, Gavin Bishop weaves a compelling visual narrative of our land, our people and our wildlife — past, present and future. Gavin is a highly acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator of more than 60 books, whose work ranges from original stories to retellings of Maori myths, European fairy stories, and nursery rhymes.
This product is also available for purchase in store at Wellington Museum.