A FIRST BOOK OF BUSH SOUNDS
Board book with sound bar
|By||Fred Van Gessel|
|Book Size||292 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Release Date||28 Oct 2021|
|Subject Classification||Picture books, activity books & early learning material / Interactive & activity books & packs / Novelty, toy & die-cut books / Sound story, noisy books, musical books|
From growling Koalas to stridulating crickets, whether you’re 5 years old or 65 it’s never too late to get to know the evocative sounds of the Australian bush. Learning these characteristic animal noises will open your eyes to a whole new world.
This beautifully illustrated sound guide covers Koala, Common Brushtail Possum, Sugar Glider, Yellowbellied Glider, Red Fox, Dingo, Grey-headed Flying-fox, Asian House Gecko, Bush Thickknee, Southern Boobook, Australian Mole Cricket and Black Field Cricket, with fascinating facts about each animal and the relevant sounds at the push of a button. It is great fun for all the family and perfect for helping to foster an interest in the amazing wildlife that lives around us.
This product contains button cell batteries (LR44) which are dangerous. If swallowed consult a doctor immediately. Different types of batteries (ie: alkaline or zinc) or new and used batteries are not to be mixed. Batteries are to be inserted with the correct polarity. Exhausted batteries are to be removed from the product. Batteries should never be left in the product when not in use for long periods of time. This product contains batteries and electronics that may be harmful to the environment; they should not be discarded with normal household waste but taken to your local collection centre for recycling. ADULT ASSEMBLY REQUIRED Battery removal and installation instructions: With a screwdriver, remove the battery compartment fixing screw and slide out. Insert new button cell batteries (2 x LR44) as shown in the polarity diagram (+/+) on the battery compartment cover. Replace the battery compartment cover, replace and tighten the fixing screw. Small components may present a choking hazard.
Fred van Gessel
Highly respected author Fred van Gessel has been recording the bird sounds of Australia for more than 40 years, building up a huge knowledge of the subject during that time. His previous books include Backyard Bird Sounds for Reed New Holland.