In the Garden
In the Garden introduces young children to common creatures they can find in a New Zealand garden. It is the only guide available for young children and families that shows creatures in their natural habitats. The book describes their relationship with other living things, and includes many interesting and intriguing facts.
In the Garden is produced in the same format as Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud’s best-selling book At the Beach, which won the Elsie Locke Medal for non-fiction in the 2013 Lianza Children’s Book Awards and was a finalist in the non-fiction section of the 2013 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. This book encourages children aged 4–8 to explore their gardens and discover the plants and animals that live there, with sections on bees, wasps and flies; butterflies and moths; snails and spiders; lizards, mammals and birds.
Aimed at children from pre-schoolers and up, the book will also appeal to anyone who is curious about the wild side of New Zealand gardens.Format: Paperback
Imprint: Potton & Burton
Published: October 2013
Orders leave our Dunedin shop every business day at 11am. Deliveries take around 2-3 days to the main centres. Please allow an extra couple of days for rural orders.
We only offer delivery within New Zealand at this time.
New Zealand Rates:
Dunedin Central & West Harbour residents: Free delivery
Urban Delivery: $6.50
Rural Delivery: $8.50
Free shipping for orders throughout New Zealand over $75.
We wrap all online orders in our bespoke PICTURA tissue.
You'll also receive a colouring-in sheet plus a bookmark or another little treat from us!