Alight: A Story of Fire and Nature¦BOOK REVIEW

This book was provided to an 8-year-old girl to read and work through questions, recommended for ages 6-9.

She wrote in her own words, "The book was about a fire on the bush when they waited till it was ready and lit it. Then the animals were able to have their homes again, only having to wait till the smoke in the air stopped spreading, and their food was ready for winter."

She liked the pictures and colour choices for the illustrations and found it easier to read with an adult than by herself. Her favourite was the antechinus, an old wombat, as he was the main character in the book. She learnt several new words about nature, e.g., Wallum Banksias.

She didn't finish the book on her own as she felt too many huge words, and she is not a strong reader (her comment).

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Reviewed by a primary school teacher with children in the age group 6-9.

One Potoroo is a beautiful book set in WA which covers an important topic. Gilbert's Potoroos are the world's most endangered marsupial, and this story is based on real events that affect their habitat. With the gorgeous use of language, it is a great way for children to learn about conservation and wildlife and provides children with a chance to explore new descriptive words.

This book raises awareness of environmental issues, and the role people can play in helping native wild life. This is a lovely book for adults to read and discuss with children.

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A Guide to Land Snails of Australia¦BOOK REVIEW

Paperback | July 2022 | $ 49.99ISBN: 9781486313525 | 184 pages | 215 x 148 mmPublisher: CSIRO PublishingB&W photographs, Colour photographs, Illustrations ePDF | July 2022ISBN: 9781486313532Publisher: CSIRO PublishingAvailable from eRetailers ePUB | July 2022ISBN: 9781486313549Publisher: CSIRO PublishingAvailable from eRetailers Following the two large volumes of Australian Land shells, this guide introduces ...

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The Photographic Field Guide to Australian Frogs¦BOOK REVIEW

Paperback | June 2021 | $ 49.99ISBN: 9781486313259 | 376 pages | 245 x 170 mmPublisher: CSIRO PublishingColour photographs, Illustrations, Maps ePDF | June 2021ISBN: 9781486313266Publisher: CSIRO PublishingAvailable from eRetailers ePUB | June 2021ISBN: 9781486313273Publisher: CSIRO PublishingAvailable from eRetailers The Photographic Field Guide to Australian Frogs has to be one of the ...

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The Complete Field Guide to DRAGONFLIES OF AUSTRALIA¦Book Review

Paperback | March 2021 | $ 49.99ISBN: 9781486313747 | 424 pages | 215 x 148 mmPublisher: CSIRO PublishingColour photographs, Illustrations, Maps ePDF | March 2021ISBN: 9781486313754Publisher: CSIRO PublishingAvailable from eRetailers ePUB | March 2021ISBN: 9781486313761Publisher: CSIRO PublishingAvailable from eRetailers This is a well written and extremely cohesive book that well illustrates all ...

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How Birds Behave¦BOOK REVIEW

Author: Wenfei TongPublisher: CSIRO Publishing (in Australia and New Zealand, Rest of World via Unipress books)ISBN: 9781486313280Hardback: 224 pagesPrice: $39.99 How Birds Behave seems to cover just about everything known about why birds do the things that they do, all within 215 pages. Summarising many scientific discoveries about birds, both old ...

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