Whose Home is This?

Can you recognise a creature by its home?

Children will have fun guessing which animal they’ll see when they turn each page.

Following on from the acclaimed Whose Beak is This? and Whose Feet are These?, author Gillian Candler and illustrator Fraser Williamson turn to looking at homes.

Whose Home is This? includes native birds and sea creatures, such as the yellow-eyed penguin, octopus and crabs. While having fun guessing which native animal lives in the different homes or habitats pictured, young children will learn how animals have different strategies for keeping themselves (and their young) safe.

Being encouraged to look closely at the pictures teaches observation skills and children will start to learn more about what makes each animal unique.

Click on the link above to go to the publisher's website with all the details about this book. You can buy copies at all major bookstores and remember that teachers usually receive a discount on books if you remember to ask!

About the Author

Gillian is an award-winning children's author who lives in Pukerua Bay, Porirua. With a background in teaching and writing educational material, including the School Journals and Connected series, Gillian has written 11 books including the popular 'Explore and Discover' series, with titles such as At The Beach and In The Bush.

Visit Gillian's website to find out more about her books, conservation work and stories about her visits and workshops in schools and early childhood centres.

Schools can book a session with Gillian, who is part of the Writers in Schools programme, and she also takes part in literary festivals and events for book week. More information and booking details can be found on her website here.

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