Visit to the Blue Mountains Botanic GardensIHP0211
Kris Koala and Kathy Kangaroo explore the botanical wonders of the Blue Mountains Botanical Gardens at Mount Tomah. They talk about the origins and development of these scenic gardens and highlight some of its ancient Gondwana plant collection. They also talk about the Wollemi Pine that was discovered in a secluded valley in the Blue Mountains in 1994.
Kris Koala and Kathy Kangaroo Walkabout: Visit to the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens is an illustrated garden-based story that provides websites for further study and a story word search puzzle. All kids’ stories should have fun conversations and pictures – this story has both!
The author Dr Richard Whitlow is a keen native plant gardener and taught biogeography at tertiary level in a previous life. His doctorate was on soil erosion and conservation. Now he is a gardener and a house-husband. He has 2 kids, 2 grandkids, 2 cats and one wife.
Dr Richard Whitlow's Walkabout Series:
Kris Koala and Kathy Kangaroo Walkabout: Visit to the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens
Kris, Kathy & Dr KK Kookaburra Walkabout: Visit to Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens
Kris, Kathy & Dr KK Kookaburra Walkabout: Visit to the Bunya Mountains National Park