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The Subantarctic Islands

The subantarctic islands cover image.
Cover image school journal level 3 august 2017.

written and illustrated by Giselle Clarkson

This visual text uses words and cartoon-style images to provide information about the five groups of islands that are found between New Zealand and Antarctica. The information is presented in a lively way, organised into sections that tell what and where the islands are, the weather they share, and their flora and fauna. 

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Series: School Journal Level 3 August 2017

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: adaptation, albatrosses, Antarctica, Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, cartoon, climate, climate change, endangered species, endemic, environment, fauna, flora, latitude, longitude, Maungahuka, megaherbs, Motu Maha, Moutere Hauriri, Moutere Mahue, native, penguins, pollution, subantarctic, Subantarctic Islands, The Snares, Tini Heke, weather

In: School Journal Level 3 August 2017

Publication date: August 2017

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