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Cook Islands Heroes

Cook Islands Heroes
  

Profiles famous Cook Islanders, who tell their story about how they became successful. Subjects include Sir Thomas Davis, Professor Bobbie Hunter, Lima Sopoaga, Dr. Tearikivao Maoate, Sir Terepai Maoare, Marghartet Matenga and Alfred Ngaro. Also looks at some legendary and histor... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473395667
Published 2 August 2017 by Reading Warrior
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riley, David
Illustrated by Mulipola, Michel
Series Pasifika Heroes (part: 3)
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ISBN-13 9780473395667
ISBN-10 0473395665
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Publisher Reading Warrior
Imprint Reading Warrior
Publication Date 2 August 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Riley, David
Illustrated by Mulipola, Michel
Series Pasifika Heroes (part: 3)
Category Reference
Biography & Autobiography
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 220mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Biography: General
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 305.89962300922
Catalogue Code 757102

Description of this Book

Cook Islands Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Cook Islands ancestry. It includes legends like Ina, Maui, Ngaru and Ru; historical figures such as Pa Tuterangi Ariki/Sir Thomas Davis, Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, Mautara and Margharet Matenga; and contemporary heroes like Lima Sopoaga, Miria George, Dr Kiki Maoate, Kevin Iro, and Teremoana Rapley. The book is written to inspire young Cook Islanders, to encourage reading and promote literacy. The book is illustrated by Samoan comic book artist, Michel Mulipola.

Cook Islands Heroes is the fourth book in the Pasifika Heroes series. It follows We Are the Rock (Niuean), Samoan Heroes and Tongan 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.

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