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Nema and the Xenos : a story of soil cycles

Author: Ailsa WildBriony BarrGregory CrocettiAviva ReedS Patricia StockAll authors
Publisher: Clayton South, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2019.
Series: Small friends books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a story about tiny creatures that live in the darkness of the soil. When a tree cries out in pain, some unexpected heroes come to the rescue. Nema and her gang of young nematodes (tiny worms) embark on a dangerous journey underground. The Xenos, a group of wise but deadly bacteria, hitch a ride. The story of how they help the tree is full of action, life-or-death challenges and microscopic warfare. It is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ailsa Wild; Briony Barr; Gregory Crocetti; Aviva Reed; S Patricia Stock; CSIRO Publishing,; Scale Free Network,
ISBN: 9781486312160 1486312160
OCLC Number: 1111910346
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Description: 50 pages : coloured illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The story --
The science behind the story.
Series Title: Small friends books.
Responsibility: Authors: Ailsa Wild, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti in colaboration with S. Patricia Stock. Illustrator: Aviva Reed.

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This is a story about tiny creatures that live in the darkness of the soil. When a tree cries out in pain, some unexpected heroes come to the rescue. Nema and her gang of young nematodes (tiny worms) embark on a dangerous journey underground. The Xenos, a group of wise but deadly bacteria, hitch a ride. The story of how they help the tree is full of action, life-or-death challenges and microscopic warfare. It is a story of co-operation and ancient partnership, about events happening all over the Earth, in the hidden worlds beneath our feet.

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