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Destination Australia

by Grupper, Jonathan.

Format: Print Book 2000
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 591.994 Gru
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
Call Number  j 591.994 Gru
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Western Allegheny Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction MISSING
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Emmy-nominated National Geographic writer Jonathan Grupper takes readers on a journey around the island continent of Australia. Scores of vibrant photographs make the Great Barrier Reef and the groves of eucalyptus seem close enough to touch in this coast-to-coast romp down under. 43 color photos.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 4^-6, younger for reading aloud. Eye-popping photos and breezy, informative text are combined in this introduction to Australia with an animal focus. Written in second person, the narrative introduces habitats and species by placing readers at the center of the action: "Suddenly, you stop in your tracks: Ghhrruuuur . . . That sound! Is it a monster? No, though it is a devil--a Tasmanian devil." Excellent color photos accompany brief descriptions of each animal, and a final factual spread includes maps and notes about the land and people. As with other titles in the Destination series, there probably isn't enough information here for report writing, but young readers who flip through this for its striking images of Australia's unique animal world will pick up plenty of facts along the way. --Gillian Engberg"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Zoology -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Zoology -- Australia.
Publisher Washington, D.C. :National Geographic Society,2000
Language English
Description 31 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
ISBN 0792271653
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