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PRINTED BOOKS
Author Balchin, Lance, author.

Title Mechanica : a beginner's field guide / by Lance Balchin.

Published Scoresby, Victoria Five Mile Press, 2016.
©2016.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson J  BALC    AVAILABLE
Physical description 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 x 34 cm
Notes Includes index.
Summary Annotation. "Welcome to future Earth. Despite repeated warnings, the environment has become polluted to such an extent that many areas of the globe have become uninhabitable, and wildlife is now extinct. From the ashes, a new style of 'wildlife' is created. Wildlife that will not remain harnessed by humankind...an encyclopedia of Mechnical creatures with a fictional narrative." -- publisher's website.
In this field guide from the twenty-third century, a dashing explorer--Miss Liberty Crisp--details amazing creatures known as Mechanica: human-created life forms designed to replace extinct species. Features steampunk-inspired renderings of mechanical bugs, birds, bats, snakes, and more!"
Audience For children.
Notes Children's Book Council of Australia Shortlist, 2017.
Subject Robots -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.
Biomechanics -- Juvenile literature.
Insects -- Juvenile literature.
Animals -- Juvenile fiction.
Insects -- Juvenile fiction.
Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction.
Picture books for children.
Australian fiction.
Children's stories, Australian -- 21st century.
Australian.
Fantasy fiction.
Children's stories.
Science fiction, Teenage.
Fantasy fiction, Teenage.
Dystopias.
Science fiction.
Science fiction, Teenage.
Fantasy fiction, Teenage.
Fantasy fiction.
Children's stories.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
ISBN 9781760401085 (hbk.)