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The Song of Kauri

The Song of Kauri
 

"Told in the style of a Maori myth, this is the story of a young Kauri sapling as it grows and changes and watches the world around it evolve. From other plants, to birds, to Maori, to settlers, to industrialisation and beyond, and then when the Kauri is very old the birds will l... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775431893
Barcode 9781775431893
Published 20 January 2015 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Szymanik, Melinda
Illustrated by Ford, Dominique
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ISBN-13 9781775431893
ISBN-10 1775431894
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 20 January 2015
International Publication Date 1 February 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Szymanik, Melinda
Illustrated by Ford, Dominique
Category Picture Storybooks
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 250mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 512324

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"Told in the style of a Maori myth, this is the story of a young Kauri sapling as it grows and changes and watches the world around it evolve. From other plants, to birds, to Maori, to settlers, to industrialisation and beyond, and then when the Kauri is very old the birds will lift it up and carry it away"--Publisher information. A sophisticated picture book.

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Author's Bio

Melinda Szymanik is the author of the picture book Clever Moo as well as The Were-Nana, which won the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards Children's Choice Award in 2009. Melinda has written three novels: last year's striking A Winter's Day in 1939, Jack the Viking (Scholastic, 2008) and The Half Life of Ryan Davis (Pear Jam, 2011). Melinda lives in Auckland. Dominique Ford is an artist and illustrator living in rural Tauranga with her husband Andrew and teenage children. Dominique started out in graphic design before travelling overseas and working in England for four years, producing graphics and promotional material in the music industry. After returning home and having a family, she and her friend Megan Kelliher wrote and illustrated her first picture book, Moonrabbit, together. As well as drawing, Dominique knits, crochets, sews, makes jewellery and collects cats.

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