Gentle giant : Wētāpunga / text, Annemarie Florian ; illustrations, Terry Fitzgibbon.

By: Florian, Annemarie, 1953- [author.]Contributor(s): Fitzgibbon, Terry, 1948- [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextDescription: 36 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 25 x 26 cmISBN: 9781869664817; 1869664817Other title: WētāpungaSubject(s): Wētā -- Children's nonfiction | Insects -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Rare insects -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Endangered species -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | WētāSummary: Meet Wētāpunga, long-time resident of Gondwanaland, Planet Earth. Learn about the modest unassuming lifestyle of this ancient insect - what it eats, where it lives, how it keeps safe and defends itself. Intensely rich illustrations and a measured poetic voice beautifully capture its real-life story.
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Children's Non Fiction 595 ANIMALS (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available i2183471
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Children's Non Fiction 595 ANIMALS (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available I2177076
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"Thank you. To Dr Chris Green for checking the information presented and so generously sharing his extensive knowledge of Wētāpunga; to Tracy Gordon for sharing a background image; and to Rod Morris and the Auckland Zoo for providing key reference photographs."

Meet Wētāpunga, long-time resident of Gondwanaland, Planet Earth. Learn about the modest unassuming lifestyle of this ancient insect - what it eats, where it lives, how it keeps safe and defends itself. Intensely rich illustrations and a measured poetic voice beautifully capture its real-life story.

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