Tamanui : the brave kōkako of Taranaki / Rebecca Beyer and Linley Wellington.

By: Beyer, Rebecca [author.]
Contributor(s): Wellington, Linley [author.] | Burdan, Andrew [author,, illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 28 cmISBN: 9781775502067 Subject(s): Kōkako -- Children's picture books | North Island kōkako -- Children's picture books | Birds -- Conservation -- Children's picture books | Mount Bruce Reserve (N.Z.) -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "The Taranaki forest is changing and the kōkako are finding it more difficult to find food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are increasingly raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the young kōkako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. The forest is quiet, until he hears a kōkako call, but flying towards it, he is caught in a net. Taken to Mount Bruce, he adapts to a new environment, raises many chicks and becomes a cornerstone in the survival of the kōkako. Based on the true story of the kōkako Tamanui, now displayed in Puke Ariki, New Plymouth"--Publisher information.
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Picture Books Hāwera LibraryPlus
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Children's Picture Books B (Browse shelf) Available I2150161
Picture Books Stratford
Children's
Children's Picture Books Available A00765085
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Picture story book for children.

"The Taranaki forest is changing and the kōkako are finding it more difficult to find food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are increasingly raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the young kōkako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. The forest is quiet, until he hears a kōkako call, but flying towards it, he is caught in a net. Taken to Mount Bruce, he adapts to a new environment, raises many chicks and becomes a cornerstone in the survival of the kōkako. Based on the true story of the kōkako Tamanui, now displayed in Puke Ariki, New Plymouth"--Publisher information.

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