The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea by Sy MontgomeryThe Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea by Sy Montgomery

The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea

bySy MontgomeryPhotographed byNic Bishop

Paperback | October 19, 2009

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It looks like a bear, but isn't one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey- but isn't a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what's a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie's tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea's cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Informational Texts)
Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the photographer of many acclaimed books for children. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.Visit his website at: nicbishop.com Researching films, articles, and 22 books, Sy Montgomery has hiked the Altai Mountains of Mongolia looking for snow leopards, tr...
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Title:The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New GuineaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.18 inPublished:October 19, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054724892X

ISBN - 13:9780547248929

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"In this fact-packed adventure with stuning photos, readers joins scientists in New Guinea to radio-collar the way-cute tree-dweller."