Books About Papua New Guinea
Lab lab, on southeast coast of *Umboi Island (*AKA Siassi)
Quality Online Resources for Books Related to Papua New Guinea
Wikitravel (but one book
is listed on Papua New Guinea)
“Searching for Ropens
,” living pterosaurs in Papua New Guinea—this is
a nonfiction book, believe it or not (by the American cryptozoologist Jonathan Whitcomb).
of Papua New Guinea and other countries (Indonesia: Papua Province) ("Papuan insects")
Book: “Birds of New Guinea
(by Bruce M. Beehler, Thane K. Pratt, and Dale A. Zimmerman) (nonfiction - Amazon.com)
publishers and distributors 35 books
listed on a number of subjects related to Papua New Guinea (books are a bit
pricey. Subjects include history, village politics, photos of Gogodala people, cannibals, culture, expeditions, festival dances, and
a book on the history of the English Church in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and more.
NON-BOOK ONLINE RESOURCES
Press Release about Pterosaur-like
creatures called "ropens" (in Morobe Province,
on Languages of Papua New Guinea
“The Papuan Languages of New Guinea
” - " . . . descriptive and historical linguistics
of the Papuan languages of New Guinea . . . account of one of the richest and most diverse linguistic situations in the world. The
Papuan languages number over 700 (or 20% of the world’s total) in more than sixty language families . . ." (book price: $95)
Up with Tok Pisin
” (about $37) - 256 pages
(nonfiction, 2007, second edition, by Jonathan D. Whitcomb)--This is a
spiritual book as much a cryptozoological one: about believing in God and giving him credit for the life on this earth.
to one reader, Thomas Buckmaster, of Wisconsin: “Searching For Ropens is a wonderful investigation of the possibility of finding a
living pterosaur within Papua New Guinea. Jonathan Whitcomb is a talented writer . . . brings eyewitness testimonies to
the comfort of our homes. I highly recommend this book to anyone that is interested in the investigation of this giant 'pterodactyl'
that eludes science.”