Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill
Another title in the lovely "Children of the Pacific" series. This is set in Kiribati. "Tareima asks Kabuatekai to help her make string from coconut husk fibres so she can hang her Good Work chart on the classroom wall".
Other titles in the series are:
A Nest of Pigs : A Stor...y from the Cook Islands
Keleas Clothes : A Story from the Kingdom of Tonga
Wrapping It Up : A Story from the Islands of Samoa
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Jill lives on the Kapiti Coast where she was a school teacher for many years. She spent two years as a VSA teacher in Tonga in the 1990s. Since then Jill has travelled throughout the Pacific experiencing village life and joining in the numerous cultural happenings. The many School Journal stories she has written about children in the Pacific evolved from these experiences. This series reflects her belief that it is important to document cultural practices in a time of change.
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