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By Merewether, Katherine Q.
Kuwi the kiwi has never had an egg before, so she's unsure how to look after it. When the egg gets a crack Kuwi thinks that the egg is broken, but she's in for a surprise.
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"Kuwi is a new mum with a very fussy chick. Will she ever find him any huhu to eat?"--Back cover.
By Bea, Aunty; Illustrated by Merewether, Katherine Q.
Presents the legend 'Tamatekapua" in an illustrated book with a CD inserted inside back cover. Tells the story of Tamatekapua, the chief of the Te Arawa canoe. Tamatekapua and his young brother Whakaturia stole breadfruit from Uenuku, and then sailed with the high priest Ngatoroi...rangi from Hawaiiki to Maketu, where Tamatekapua and his descendants peopled the land.Read more
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Hinemoa rawa ko Tutanekai or Hinemoa and Tutanekai
is a well known true, love story. It is about two young people who wanted to live together on Mokoia Island in the middle of Lake Rotorua. Hinemoa was a princess and Tutanekai was an illegitimate child who was not considered goo...d enough for Himemoa. He was a famous flute player.
As in all good love stories Hinemoa found a way to go to her lover. She swam from her village to Mokoia Island.
They lived a long and happy life and many of the Rotorua Maori are decedents of them.
This is a bilingual book with accompanying cd. There are also waiata pertaining to the story such as Pokare kare ana.
The book is beautifully illustrated by Kay Quin Merewether and the CD is compiled by Rodger Cunningham.
Many stories have been written about Hinemoa and Tutanekai but are now out of print.Read more
Science shows that baby's eyes are drawn to strong contrasting colours. This black and white book with solid, friendly graphics is designed especially for newborns and infants. Kiwi are a very special and rare nocturnal bird, native to New Zealand. The perfect character to juxtap...ose the erratic sleep patterns of a newborn baby. * From #1 Best Selling New Zealand author and illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi series of books. * A newborn baby sees only in black and white and shades of grey. Nerve cells in their retina and brain that control vision are not fully developed. the simple graphics and solid black and white are ideal for this stage of development. * Encourages the practice of reading to your child from birth. The book is a large, thick board book, matte laminated for a soft, cleanable finish. Created entirely in a black and white modern illustration style.Read more
Following on from the hugely popular 'Kuwi's First Egg' and 'Kuwi's Huhu Hunt' books. Kuwi the Kiwi takes you on a native New Zealand journey through intricate line art. The illustrative magic of Kat Merewether comes alive with this creative colouring book, stunningly illustrated... for all ages.Read more
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