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This beautifully presented book leaves us with an important question: can Macquarie Island and places like it be saved?

Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, between Antarctica and New Zealand.  A speck of green in the vast, windswept sea, it is a haven for many creatures that live above and below the waves.

In One Small Island, Alison Lester and Coral Tulloch bring us the story of this remote and precious World Heritage Site.  Together they explore the island's unique geological beginnings, discovery and degradation at the hands of humans, and the battle to restore it today.

This beautifully presented book leaves us with an important question: can Macquarie Island and places like it be saved?

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780670072361

    August 1, 2011

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $29.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2012
    Winner
    Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
  • Environment Award for Children's Literature
    2012
    Winner
    Picture Fiction
  • Whitley Book Awards
    2012
    Winner
    Best Children's Book
  • WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Picture Books
  • Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
    2015
    Nominated
    Children's Literature

Also by Alison Lester

Kissed by the Moon
Are We There Yet?
Summer
My Dog Bigsy
Are We There Yet? Lift the flap and play I-spy!
Our Island
Sophie Scott Goes South
Are We There Yet? Gift set
Running With the Horses
I'm Green and I'm Grumpy!
Who's that Knocking?

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