“From Moa to Dinosaurs: explore and discover ancient New Zealand” takes a look at what animals lived in New Zealand before humans arrived. The book starts 1000 years ago and covers several key stages in New Zealand’s past leading to the time when New Zealand was part of Gondwana. Animals include both those that are still found here as well as those that are extinct. Featured animals include moa, crocodilians, marine animals, dinosaurs.
A finalist in the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
“From Moa to Dinosaurs” is by Gillian Candler and is illustrated by Ned Barraud.