A Hollow Is a Home

Abbie Mitchell; Astred Hicks (Illustrator)

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Do you know what a tree hollow is?

To you and me, a tree hollow is just a hole, cavity or tunnel in a tree or branch. But to an animal, that hollow may be a bedroom, hiding place, nursery or shelter. It is the ultimate tree house!

Come and take a peek inside the amazing world of tree hollows and discover more than 340 species of incredible Australian animals that call hollows home. With colour photos of glorious gliders, darting dunnarts, minute microbats and many more, this book is full of fun facts about animals that use tree hollows as places for resting, nesting or hiding.

Find out how hollows are created, why they are threatened, and meet scientists who spend their time hollow-hunting. There are also plenty of tips on how you can spot hollows yourself, help to protect the environment and encourage habitat for hollow-dependent animals.

Reading level varies from child to child, but we recommend this book for ages 9-12.

Shortlisted, The Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature 2020: Non-Fiction
Shortlisted, The CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2020
Longlisted, The Australian Book Design Awards 2020: Children's Non-Fiction Illustrated Book

ISBN: 9781486308057
Publication Date: 01-Oct-2019
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing