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Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (Scientists in the Field)

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It looks like a bear, but isnt one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isnt a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but whats a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschies tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guineas cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
 
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Synopsis:

Readers meet the elusive Matschie's tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea's cloud forest. Full-color photos.

About the Author

Sy Montgomery is an author, naturalist, newspaper columnist, scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her website at symontgomery.com.
     Sy Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop won the Sibert Medal in 2011 for their collaborative work on Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot, another Scientist in the Field title.  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618496419
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Photographer:
Bishop, Nic
Author:
Bishop, Nic
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Matschie's tree kangaroo
Subject:
Dabek, Lisa
Subject:
Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Rare animals
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Scientists in the Field Series
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color photographs
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 0.78 lb
Age Level:
09-11

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