Te Waiata o 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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||1 July 2014 by Scholastic
(translated from: English)
||By Szymanik, Melinda
Translated by Roberts, Ngaere
Illustrated by Ford, Dominique
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'Kauri danced with the wind. And the years passed.' Cloaked in mist, warmed by the sun and stirred by a whirling wind, Kauri grows tall and wise through passing years and changing times. This is his song.
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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.