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Koinei Te Whare Na Haki I Hanga

Koinei Te Whare Na Haki I Hanga
 

The Classic childrens tale " The House that Jack Built" entirely in Te reo Maori with a unique interpretation relevant to New Zealand's history.

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ISBN 9781877467790
Barcode 9781877467790
Published 2 March 2012 by Gecko Press
Format Paperback, Maori language ed.
Language Maori (translated from: English)
Author(s) Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin
Translated by Walker, Piripi
Edited by Apanui, Hone
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ISBN-13 9781877467790
ISBN-10 1877467790
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 2 March 2012
International Publication Date 3 February 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback, Maori language ed.
Edition Maori language ed.
Language Maori
Translated from English
Author(s) Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin
Translated by Walker, Piripi
Edited by Apanui, Hone
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Te Reo / Maori
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Maori
Number of Pages 0
Dimensions Width: 295mm
Height: 245mm
Spine: 4mm
Weight 290g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 398.8
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The House that Jack Built is a book with two strands. The main rhythmic text, based on the well-known rhyme, tells the story of Jack Bull, who travels to New Zealand from London as a new settler in 1798. The detailed contemporary illustrations ...tell the story from a Maori perspective - beginning with the myth of creation: Papatuanuku the earth mother, Ranginui the sky father and their children as guardians of the land. As the story goes on and Jack's house grows, Papatuanuku is shown in the illustrations to weaken and fade.

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Author's Bio

Gavin Bishop has written and illustrated several award-winning children's books. He has won the LIANZA Russell Clark Award for Illustration four times. Gavin lives in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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