New Zealand's Backyard Beasts

Ned Barraud

New Zealand's Backyard Beasts


2019 Finalist Elsie Locke Award Non-Fiction Category - New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults


Out in the backyard, creeping along branches, hiding under stones and leaves, crawling in the earth or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered.

In New Zealand’s Backyard Beasts this fascinating world is brought to life. Find out about bees and wasps, beetles, butterflies and moths, mantises and stick insects, wētā, centipedes and millipedes, spiders, snails and worms, and much more. Beautiful illustrations are accompanied by informative text and fascinating facts.

This book is a must for all Kiwi children who want to learn about the amazing beasts that live in their own backyards.

Author: Ned Barraud
Format: Paperback
ISBN: HB 9780947503789 ~ PB 9780947503772
Pages: 40
Published: October 2018
Size: 295 x 230 mm