Author(s): Gillian Chandler; Ned Barraud (Illustrator)
Inclusion of sanctuary animals will make this book popular with conservation groups and education programmes associated with wildlife sanctuaries. This is the only book on the market about the NZ forest ecosystem for this age group.
Removable, waterproof quick reference guide.
In the Bush is the fourth title in the popular and award-winning explore & discover series. Young readers will be fascinated to learn more about familiar creatures as well as discover other intriguing plants and animals and see how they relate to each other in the forest ecosystem. In the Bush includes: insects and other invertebrates, fungi, ferns and mosses, birds, bats, introduced pests, vines, epiphytes, and trees.
Gillian Candler was a secondary-school teacher for many years before moving into educational publishing with Learning Media in Wellington, where she worked as an editor, project manager and eventually CEO. She currently works as an educational publishing consultant from her home in Pukerua Bay.
Ned Barraud is a talented illustrator with a passion for sea creatures. His work has been published frequently in the School Journal, and he illustrated The Earthquake and the Butterfly (2012). He works at Weta Digital as a texture artist and lives in Wellington, spending lots of time exploring the seashore with his three young children.