The story of one kakapo escaping from a wild cat, finding a new home and learning to survive. A fascinating, and poignant New Zealand wildlife story. A magical myth for children 6 to 10 years.
Philip Temple and Chris Gaskin have combined their skills to produce some of New Zealand’s finest picture books for children. Here is a revised and updated edition of one of their most popular books, the only book of its kind available about the much loved kakapo.
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Author Philip Temple is well known for his books about the great outdoors. His six adult novels include the enormously successful kea stories Beak of the Moon and Dark of the Moon. His children’s books include Kotuku, the
Flight of the White Heron; Krakto, Champion of the World; Moa, the Story of a Fabulous Bird.
Chris Gaskin is a leading children’s picture book and wildlife artist. He’s won many awards for his illustrations including the Russell Clark Award three times. His books include The Natural World of New Zealand, Joseph’s Boat, A Walk to the Beach, and Duckat.
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Book Description Longacre Press, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0008071955
Book Description Book Condition: Acceptable. May have some shelf-wear due to normal use. Bookseller Inventory # 0KVBKE004WGJ