Nic Bishop Marsupials
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Text and Photographs by Nic Bishop
Scholastic ISBN 0439877589
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The following books are some that were helpful in my research. Most are academic and may require interloan from a University library. None are written for children.
Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe. 2005. Life of Marsupials. CSIRO Publishing. A classic, updated in 2005, this large volume is the reference for those researching marsupials.
Terence J. Dawson. 1995. Kangaroos - Biology of the largest marsupial. Cornell University Press. Written by an internationally known researcher, who studied the energetics of kangaroo locomotion at Harvard University.
Stephen Jackson. 2007. Koala - origins of an icon. Allen and Unwin. A comprehensive history and biology of everything koala.
David Owen, David Pemberton. 2006. Tasmanian Devil - a unique and threatened animal. Allen and Unwin.
Christopher Dickman, Rosemary Woodford Ganf. 2007. A Fragile Balance - the extraordinary story of Australian marsupials. Thames and Hudson. The art is inspired and there is much to inform here.
Tim Flannery. 2004. Chasing Kangaroos - a continent, a scientist, and a search for the world’s most extraordinary creature. Grove Press. A great author. Easily the most entertaining of all the books I researched.
Anne Kerle. 2001. Possums: the brush tails, ringtails and greater glider. University of New South Wales Press.
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