Friday, February 25, 2011

#NewBook (Ages 9-12): The Kiwi Kingdom by Rosemary Thomas~This fantasy novel explores human-animal relations in the author's native New Zealand

614Bp7xEkbL._SL160_Using the native and introduced animals of her New Zealand homeland as characters, Rosemary Thomas draws us into a world of intrigue and community. Pushed out by humans moving into their territory, this adventure follows Keanu and Keona Kiwi as they travel from Punakaiki to their new home at Lake Kaniere. There they are welcomed into a peaceful community where different species live side by side and they raise their children, one of whom is destined to play a greater role in the animal kingdom than anyone would ever expect. Press Release by PR Web

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