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My First Words in Maori

My First Words in Maori
  

Help your tamariki to korero Maori with this brilliant first words book by Stacey Morrison, gorgeously illustrated by Ali Teo and John O'Reilly. My First Words in Maori equips your whanau with the first words you need to speak te reo at home together. With lively pictures labelle... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780143773337
Barcode 9780143773337
Release Date 3 September 2019 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Morrison, Stacey
Illustrated by Teo, Ali
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9780143773337
ISBN-10 014377333X
Stock Release date is 3 September 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Release Date 3 September 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Morrison, Stacey
Illustrated by Teo, Ali
Category Picture Dictionaries
First Word Books
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 275mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 188g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Pre-school & Early Learning
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 989080

Description of this Book

Help your tamariki to korero Maori with this brilliant first words book by Stacey Morrison, gorgeously illustrated by Ali Teo and John O'Reilly. My First Words in Maori equips your whanau with the first words you need to speak te reo at home together. With lively pictures labelled in Maori and English, each page introduces the concepts and words children use as they first begin to talk, get to know people and explore the world around them. Designed by Maori language champion and broadcaster Stacey Morrison for parents and tamariki to read together, with plenty of details in the illustrations to point out and name, scenes include- Taku Tinana/My Body, Taku Whanau/My Family, Taku Whare/My House, Wahi Takaro/At the Park, Tatahi/At the Beach, Te Marae / The Marae - and much more! This is the perfect book to bring the Maori language into your home and have fun with the kids on their language journey.

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Author's Bio

About the author- Stacey Morrison (Ngai Tahu, Te Arawa) is a radio and TV broadcaster whose projects have spanned 25 years. She is the co-host of the Drive show on The Hits, having previously worked on Mai FM and Flava, and her most recent TV credit was Whanau Living, which included the whole Morrison family on screen, offering lifestyle ideas and projects, all while speaking te reo Maori. Stacey's love of language learning, and desire to understand her heritage language, started as an AFS student in Japan. In 2016, she won Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori Champion Award for te reo Maori. She lives in Auckland with her husband Scotty and their three children, who are proud to speak Maori as their first language. About the illustrators- Ali Teo and John O'Reilly are freelance New Zealand illustrators and designers who have collaborated on several award-winning children's books, including Tahi - One Lucky Kiwi (with Melanie Drewery), Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! and Melu (both with Kyle Mewburn). They live in Tauranga with their son Tiger.

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