In On the Brink, discover which are our most threatened animals in New Zealand.
From the beautiful forest ringlet butterfly to the down-right ugly southern elephant seal, the cheeky kakapo to the great white sharks, every one of the unique species in our waters and on our land is threatened by predators, land changes, pollution, and other human-induced disturbances.
As well as finding out how unique these animals are, you’ll read what is harming them, and most importantly, what we can do to help them.
About the authors:
Maria Gill specialises in writing for children and regularly visits schools and libraries around the country promoting New Zealand books. Some of the titles she has released are: New Zealand Hall of Fame, Running the Country – A look inside New Zealand’s Government, Eruption! Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes and Earthquakes! Shaking New Zealand.
Award-winning illustrator/photographer Terry Fitzgibbon has illustrated more than 20 children’s books, both his own and for other authors using both traditional and digital mediums. A couple of the more recent titles that he has written and illustrated are Sea Dreamer and Coo, Coo Kereru.