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Hinemoa and Tutanekai

Hinemoa and Tutanekai
 

Maori language edition. In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tutanekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tutanekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, and every night on the island,Tutanekai plays hi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775501053
Published 21 June 2013 by Huia Publishers
Format Hardback, Maori language edition
Language Maori
Author(s) By Szekely, Chris
Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew
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ISBN-13 9781775501053
ISBN-10 1775501051
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Publication Date 21 June 2013
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback, Maori language edition
Edition Maori language edition
Language Maori
Author(s) By Szekely, Chris
Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
Te Reo / Maori
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Myth & Legend
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Maori
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 270mm
Height: 210mm
Weight 406g
Interest Age 3-8 years
Reading Age 3-8 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade
Dewey Code 398.20993
Catalogue Code 300279

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Maori language edition In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tutanekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tutanekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, and every night on the island,Tutanekai plays his flute to guide Hinemoa to him. With no canoe, Hinemoa must swim the lake with mystical creatures in it to be with Tutanekai. The book is available in Maori and English language versions.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Te Kura Pounamu 2014

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Author's Bio

THE AUTHOR Chris Szekely is Chief Librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library - the first Maori person in this position. He was previously City Librarian at the Manukau City Council, heading one of the largest public libraries in New Zealand and was instrumental in setting up Te Ropu Whakahau, the association of Maori librarians. Chris wrote Rahui, illustrated by Malcolm Ross, which won the Picture Book Category, New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards, 2012. THE ILLUSTRATOR Andrew Burdan is a freelance illustrator who has illustrated children's books, educational materials and story boards, and he was the illustrator of the award-winning Hautipua Rererangi and Ngarimu Te Tohu Toa.

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