New Zealand is under attack! The invaders of the title are the animals from overseas that have made New Zealand their home often by human hand and usually with disastrous consequences for the local wildlife. "Some of the best-loved newcomers are the worst offenders cats, mice, hedgehogs, dogs, possums and between them they have snuffed out untold numbers of native animals and plants. This book dishes out home truths and fascinating insights that will encourage children to take a fresh look at the environment and how to protect it. The book also features approximately 100 full-colour photographs. This title is the first in a new series of books for 9 14-year-olds, using a fresh approach to present major themes in animal ecology and behaviour.