The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea

The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea

by Nic Bishop, Sy Montgomery

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It looks like a bear, but isn’t one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isn’t a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what’s a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie’s tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea’s cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547529882

  • ISBN-10: 0547529880

  • Pages: 80

  • Price: $5.99

  • Publication Date: 10/19/2009

  • Carton Quantity: 10

  • Age(s): 10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 5-7

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 830L
    • Guided Reading Level V

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Nic Bishop

Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the photographer of many acclaimed books for children. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.Visit his website at: nicbishop.com  
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Sy Montgomery
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Sy Montgomery

Researching films, articles, and 22 books, SY MONTGOMERY has hiked the Altai Mountains of Mongolia looking for snow leopards, tracked tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea, and more. A National Book Award finalist, she has also been honored with a Sibert Medal, two Science Book and Film prizes from the National Association for the Advancement of Science, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her online at symontgomery.com and on Twitter @SyTheAuthor.     
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547529882

  • ISBN-10: 0547529880

  • Pages: 80

  • Price: $5.99

  • Publication Date: 10/19/2009

  • Carton Quantity: 10

  • Age(s): 10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 5-7

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 830L
    • Guided Reading Level V

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