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Rohan Cleave Rohan Cleave i(9641476 works by)
Gender: Male
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Rohan Cleave is a zookeeper at Melbourne Zoo, where he has been involved in the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect recovery breeding program since 2003.

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y separately published work icon Bouncing Back Bouncing Back : An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story Clayton : CSIRO Publishing , 2018 12806649 2018 single work picture book children's

A beautifully illustrated story of this marsupial's plight and how it was saved from extinction. The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is one of Australia's most threatened species. When their existence came under extreme threat from habitat loss, predators and human development, Eastern Barred Bandicoots found refuge in the most unlikely of places – a rubbish tip. This captivating true story details the plight these small, nocturnal marsupials faced, and the outstanding efforts that ensured their protection. Written by Rohan Cleave and illustrated by Coral Tulloch, Bouncing Back shows that even on the brink of extinction, there is hope for the survival of our most vulnerable species.

2019 winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Non-Fiction
2019 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Phasmid : Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect Clayton : CSIRO Publishing , 2015 9641493 2015 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units)

Phasmid is the amazing true story of the Lord Howe Island Phasmid, or Stick Insect. Believed to be extinct for nearly 80 years, the phasmids were rediscovered on Balls Pyramid, a volcanic outcrop 23 kilometres off the coast of Lord Howe Island, Australia. News of their unbelievable survival made headlines around the world and prompted an extraordinary conservation effort to save this remarkable invertebrate. This wonderful tale captures the life of one of the world's most critically endangered invertebrates, from beginning life as an egg to surviving harsh environments and the hopeful return to their homeland, Lord Howe Island. Phasmid is a positive story about one species' incredible survival in a time of worldwide species decline. (Source: Trove)

2016 commended Whitley Awards Children's Natural History
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