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Taketakerau: The Millennium Tree

Taketakerau: The Millennium Tree
 

Uses a story format to introduce factual information. "A child listens to Koro and Grandma as they weave a tale about the life and times of the ancient puriri tree Taketakerau, the settlement and development of New Zealand, and world events that happened over the last 2000 years"... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781877577680
Published 1 January 2011 by Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Anstis, Marnie
Illustrated by Howitt, Patricia
Illustrated by Spencer, Kelly

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ISBN-13 9781877577680
ISBN-10 1877577685
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
Imprint Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
Publication Date 1 January 2011
International Publication Date 1 January 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Anstis, Marnie
Illustrated by Howitt, Patricia
Illustrated by Spencer, Kelly
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 76
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 270mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Dewey Code 993
Catalogue Code 248382

Description of this Book

A child listens to Koro and Grandma as they weave a tale about the life and times of the ancient puriri tree Taketakerau, the settlement and development of New Zealand, and world events that happened over the last 2000 years. Taketakerau still lives in a fine stand of native bush in the Hukutaia Domain, ten kilometres inland from Opotiki, in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Non-Fiction Award 2013

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Author's Bio

Marnie Anstis and her husband Peter own and run a farm and kiwifruit orchard near the Hukutaia Domain, where the Taketakerau tree still stands, in Bay of Plenty. Taketakerau: The Millennium Tree, is her first book. Patricia Howitt works as a freelance artist and has artworks in collections in New Zealand and abroad.

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