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A Hollow is a Home

Abbie Mitchell (author) Astred Hicks (author)

ISBN: 9781486308057

Publication Date: Nov 2019

Format: Paperback

Come and take a peek inside the amazing world of tree hollows and discover more than 340 species of Australian animals that call hollows home. With colour photos of glorious gliders, darting dunnarts, minute microbats and many more, this book is full of fun facts about animals that use tree hollows as places for resting, nesting or hiding.
£25.95

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Do you know what a tree hollow is?

To you and me, a tree hollow is just a hole, cavity or tunnel in a tree or branch. But to an animal, that hollow may be a bedroom, hiding place, nursery or shelter. It is the ultimate tree house!

Come and take a peek inside the amazing world of tree hollows and discover more than 340 species of incredible Australian animals that call hollows home. With colour photos of glorious gliders, darting dunnarts, minute microbats and many more, this book is full of fun facts about animals that use tree hollows as places for resting, nesting or hiding.

Find out how hollows are created, why they are threatened, and meet scientists who spend their time hollow-hunting. There are also plenty of tips on how you can spot hollows yourself, help to protect the environment and encourage habitat for hollow-dependent animals.

Features
  • Highly visual and engaging content, making learning easy and fun
  • The first book for young readers dedicated to Australian hollow-dependent species
  • Teaches young readers about Australia's unique fauna and their habitat requirements, and inspires the next
  • generation to tackle the challenge of biodiversity loss
Illustrations Colour illustrations, Colour photos, Maps
Pages 104
Dimensions 250 x 215
Date Published 30 Nov 2019
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Subject/s Science: general issues   The natural world, country life & pets   Applied ecology   Fishes (ichthyology)   Birds (ornithology)   Conservation of the environment   Animal ecology  
Abbie Mitchell is an environmental educator who provides school and community programs to celebrate and promote Australian biodiversity. She lives in the bush with her husband, two kids, some stingless beehives and a couple of charismatic dogs – and lots of native creatures.

Astred Hicks is an award-winning book designer, illustrator and author. She has been designing books for over 10 years through her Sydney-based business Design Cherry.

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