Monday, December 17, 2012
Christmas treats from Santa's bach at the South Pole
Renowned explorer Shackleton Bear has been on a very special expedition to Santa's bach at the South Pole and has returned with Christmas Antarctic treats for the whole family.
Shackleton Bear Goes South, by John McCrystal (9780987666604) - the tale of a daring bear's exploration of Antarctica, and discovery of his namesake's adventure. All photos are real. Perfect for young kids.
Look out for more of Shackleton Bear's adventures next year.
A Happy Feat: Voyage to the End of Our Far South, by Gareth Morgan
(9780987666611) - another epic travel tale from millionaire philanthropist Gareth Morgan, who set off to explore New Zealand's far south all the way to Antarctica. Great for armchair travellers of all ages.
Ice, Mice & Men: The Issues Facing Our Far South, by Gareth Morgan and Geoff Simmons (9780987666628) - an accessible exploration of the urgent environmental and political issues facing Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands today. Join the conversation.
Our Far South: A Photographic Study, by Mike Wilkinson (9780986457470)
- gorgeous photos of iconic scenery. Eye-catching coffee-table book to be pored over by adults and kids alike.
Our Far South documentary on DVD, presented by Te Radar - get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the stories of all these books before the crowd (documentary showing on TV3 on 23 December).
The Morgan Foundation has bundled all these together for the very special price of just $149.01 (web offer only, link below). Proceeds go to the Million Dollar Mouse fund
(http://www.ourfarsouth.org/milliondollarmouse) that aims to eradicate pests from the Antipodes Islands.
You can take advantage of the Our Far South Christmas special offer here: