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Score: 9.5/10  [1 review]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 4247 - Why Can't Kiwis Fly
Written by Gerard Hutching

Why Can't Kiwis Fly
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May 2013

Why Can't Kiwis Fly product reviews

Proud to promote NZ products    •  Why did the top fall off Mt Cook?
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    • ... and why can't kiwis fly?

Why Can't Kiwis Fly? is a succinct, quirky and informed collection of questions and answers about New Zealand's natural history. Crammed full of fascinating, fun and sometimes challenging facts, it's a lively, bite-sized introduction to our natural world.

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Review by: kiwigirl04 (Sharlene)
Dated: 15th of May, 2013

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This Review: 9.5/10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
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Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

When I got the chance to review this book it was the best thing I chose, I don't tend to like reading big books but with this, it looks big but its full of great facts and information , I'm learning more and more each day. You don't even have to read it front to back, I flip though and find things and give that question and answer a read.

There is about 8 catergoies its broken into like weather and atmosphere, animals in that animals there is 7 different ones, its got the authors notes and references in there aswell. I love how this book is revolved around NZ asking about earthquakes, asking about animals, weather etc and giving you a nice detailed answer not a yes, no or maybe that something may or may not happen.

One question I found interesting was Are cat all bad for NZ wildlife considering whats been in the news etc. Very interesting in deed, my mum saw the book sitting on my couch arm and said after ive finished she would love to have a read, its a very catchy book for those that want to learn more about their country or those that arent from NZ to learn about NZ.

So if your into history or even if your kids are into history get this book it will last and maybe help them though some school projects or give them something interesting to research more of . I'm not a very strong reader and I'm enjoying this book.

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