Quest for the Tree Kangaroo by Nic Bishop & Sy Montgomery
An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea (Scientists in the Field Series)

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It looks like a bear, but isn’t one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey— but isn’t a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what’s a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie’s tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea’s cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.

About Nic Bishop & Sy Montgomery

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Sy Montgomery is an author, naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults. She lives in New Hampshire. Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the author and photographer of many acclaimed books for children. He lives in Michigan.
Published October 30, 2006 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 80 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Arts & Photography, Travel, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The writer and photographer of this exemplary description of science field work accompanied researcher Lisa Dabek on an expedition high in New Guinea’s mountains to study tree kangaroos and promote the conservation of this elusive and endangered species.

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