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Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot

Author: Sy Montgomery; Nic Bishop
Publisher: Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010.
Series: Scientists in the field.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Photographers' autographs (Provenance)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Robert F. Sibert Medal
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montgomery, Sy.
Kakapo rescue.
Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010
(OCoLC)734927685
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sy Montgomery; Nic Bishop
ISBN: 9780618494170 0618494170
OCLC Number: 441151975
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Medal, 2011.
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2011
Target Audience: 950
Description: 74 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 x 29 cm.
Series Title: Scientists in the field.
Other Titles: Saving the world's strangest parrot
Responsibility: text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.
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On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population.

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