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Hoiho Paku

Hoiho Paku
 

"An endearing story about a penguin called Little Hoiho who wants to be more like the other birds she sees around her, Kotuku, Toroa, and Tui. But Little Hoiho learns that her body is made for swimming and spinning and twisting in the water, and that she is perfect just the way s... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775433132
Barcode 9781775433132
Published 20 January 2015 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
Language Maori (translated from: English)
Author(s) By Thatcher, Stephanie
Translated by Roberts, Ngaere
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781775433132
ISBN-10 1775433137
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
Language Maori
Translated from English
Author(s) By Thatcher, Stephanie
Translated by Roberts, Ngaere
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Te Reo / Maori
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Maori
NZ Book Awards Finalists 2015 - Maori Language
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 539518

Description of this Book

"An endearing story about a penguin called Little Hoiho who wants to be more like the other birds she sees around her, Kotuku, Toroa, and Tui. But Little Hoiho learns that her body is made for swimming and spinning and twisting in the water, and that she is perfect just the way she is"--Publisher's information.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Maori Language 2015

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Author's Bio

Stephanie Thatcher is an author and illustrator residing in Huia, West Auckland. After working as a librarian for seven years she completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts at Auckland University of Technology, and commenced working in graphic design, in Auckland and Dublin. As well as being a mum to her three boys, she has maintained a freelance career in graphic design, motion graphics and illustration work. Her first picture book, The Great Galloping Galoot, was published by Scholastic NZ in 2012.

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