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Tongan Heroes

Tongan Heroes
  

Tongan Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Tongan ancestry. It includes legends like Muni and Kavaoanu; historical figures such as Queen Salote Tupou III and Professor Futa Helu; and contemporary heroes like Manu Vatuvei, Jonah Lomu, The Jets, and Dr Kona... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473352448
Published 8 August 2016 by Reading Warrior
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Riley, David
Series Pasifika Heroes (part: 2)
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ISBN-13 9780473352448
ISBN-10 0473352443
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Reading Warrior
Imprint Reading Warrior
Publication Date 8 August 2016
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riley, David
Series Pasifika Heroes (part: 2)
Category History
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Tonga
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 132
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 218mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 996.12
Catalogue Code 687800

Description of this Book

Tongan Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Tongan ancestry. It includes legends like Muni and Kavaoanu; historical figures such as Queen Salote Tupou III and Professor Futa Helu; and contemporary heroes like Manu Vatuvei, Jonah Lomu, The Jets, and Dr Konai Helu Thaman. The book is designed to put age appropriate and culturally relevant material in front of young Tongans, in order to encourage reading and the love of books. The book is illustrated by Samoan comic book artist, Michel Mulipola. The book is the third in the Pasifika Heroes series, We are the Rock (Niuean achievers) and Samoan Heroes.

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Author's Bio

David Riley is an award winning Kiwi children's author and high school Drama and English teacher. David writes books and reading resources for teachers, parents and young people. He's written two plays and eight books including Off Loading with Sonny Bill Williams which was longlisted in the 2015 LIANZA Children's Book Awards. In 2016, two of David's books, Jammin' with Steven Adams and Samoan Heroes, won Storylines Notable Books Awards.

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