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A Hollow Is a Home

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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 hollow
Paperback, 104 pages
Published October 17th 2019 by CSIRO Publishing
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‘A Hollow is a Home’, written by Abbie Mitchell and illustrated by Astred Hicks, targets young and adolescent readers with a fascinating and unique examination of hollow-dependent wildlife another fantastic contribution from CSIRO Publishing!

With a strong environmental theme on the importance of tree hollows in the ecosystem the book incorporates a range of content, some as asides rather than presenting information in linear and repetitive structures. I rather like this as it extends the book t
Shane Harcombe
Jul 02, 2020 rated it liked it
A detailed exploration of the importance of hollow trees as animal habitats. It looks at various issues, the many types of animals that use hollows, hollow alternatives, scientists who specialise in this area etc. The picture book The Hollow Tree would make an excellent accompaniment to this book. ...more
Sharlene Evans
Jul 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this ... makes me want to go bush walking with my binoculars to find tree hollows and it give me the tools to know what to look for. I read it front to back without wanting to skip a bit because there was so much to learn.
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Feb 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
I like some of the photography very much.
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another outstanding CSIRO book for primary aged children
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