Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, between Antarctica and New Zealand. A speck of green in the vast, windswept sea, it is a haven for many creatures that live above and below the waves.
In One Small Island, Alison Lester and Coral Tulloch bring us the story of this remote and precious World Heritage Site. Together they explore the island's unique geological beginnings, discovery and degradation at the hands of humans, and the battle to restore it today.
This beautifully presented book leaves us with an important question: can Macquarie Island and places like it be saved?
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Comments about One Small Island:
Great resource for studying with older primary students of environmental issues facing the world.
Easy to read and follow for younger students with very appropriate vocabulary building support.
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 2 - 9
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st August 2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 29.3 x 22.6 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1