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Kakapo Rescue

Kakapo Rescue

Saving the World's Strangest Parrot

by Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop
Paperback
Publication Date: 03/05/2016
RRP  $18.99 $17.95

2011 Sibert Medal Winner
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds--the largest and most unusual parrots on earth--have suffered devastating population loss.

Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand's National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd ground-dwelling birds, the kakapo are making a comeback in New Zealand.

Follow intrepid animal lovers Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop on a ten-day excursion to witness the exciting events in the life of the kakapo.

ISBN:
9780544668294
9780544668294
Category:
People & places (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
03-05-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
228.6x279.4x5.84mm
Weight:
0.36kg
Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times bestseller.

The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, border collie, and flock of chickens.

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