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              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
                

              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $40.00
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              • Pub Date
                31 Aug 21

              Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in ...this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because there was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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              ISBN 9780143775690
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Availability
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              Koro
                

              Koro (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              • Pub Date
                8 Sep 21

              A day with grandad showing in simple, beautiful images the bond between grandfather and child: a small hand in a big one, big gumboots and little, kai, korero and a snooze to finish Koro is a warm and universal board book in te reo Maori about a day with grandad. The bond between... grandfather and child is shown through big, beautiful images and simple Maori text. The child and their koro explore the day - they go for a walk, collect food from the garden, eat, tell stories, and snuggle up for a rest to finish.
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              ISBN 9781776574018
              Published NZ 8 Sep 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
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              Pops
                

              Pops (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              • Pub Date
                8 Sep 21

              A day with grandad showing in simple, beautiful images the bond between grandfather and child: a small hand in a big one, big gumboots and little, some food, stories and a snooze to finish Pops is a warm and universal board book about a day with grandad. The bond between grandfat...her and child is shown through big, beautiful images and simple text. The child and their Pops explore the day-they go for a walk, collect food from the garden, eat, tell stories, and snuggle up for a rest to finish.
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              ISBN 9781776574001
              Published NZ 8 Sep 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 1-3 years
              Availability
              999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Mihi
               

              Mihi (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
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              This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau in the form of a simple mihi This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau within the form of a simple mihi or pepeha. A simple book to look at and ...share with babies, it can also be used as an introduction to a child's pepeha. Moves from waka, mountain, iwi, mama and papa to the reading baby. Ko toku ao tenei, this is my world.
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              ISBN 9781776573028
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 0-3 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
              268 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
               

              Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              "Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, ca...ptured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143770350
              Published NZ 2 Oct 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Cook's Cook
               

              Cook's Cook (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $23.99
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              The 1768 journey of James Cook's Endeavour to the South Pacific told through the eyes of the ship's cook

              ISBN 9781776572045
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Availability
              474 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Wildlife of Aotearoa
               

              Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              "Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through... ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772514
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Counting The Stars
               

              Counting The Stars (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              A sequel to Taming the Sun and Riding the Waves, Gavin Bishop's latest stunning book contains four more Maori myths, including two well-known legends (Ranginui and Papatuanuku and Hinemoa and Tutanekai) and two less well-known legends (The battle of the birds and Kae and the whal...e). Aimed at children 3-10 years, these myths are simply written and yet powerful. They're exciting and scary but each story is nicely resolved. Gavin allows the essence of the original myths to remain while also re-telling them for a new generation of children.The illustrations are stunning - the different colour palette for each story and the strong mix of techniques create bold and beautiful images. Counting the Stars is a collection that continues to take traditional myths to a new level. Created by one of New Zealand's most talented and passionate children's book writers and illustrators.
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              ISBN 9781775530176
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
              326 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The House That Jack Built
                

              The House That Jack Built (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              "The House that Jack Built is a book with two strands. The main rhythmic text, based on the well-known rhyme, tells the story of Jack Bull, who travels to New Zealand from London as a new settler in 1798. "The detailed contemporary illustrations ... tell the story from a Maori pe...rspective - beginning with the myth of creation: Papatuanuku the earth mother, Ranginui the sky father and their children as guardians of the land. As the story goes on and Jack's house grows, Papatuanuku is shown in the illustrations to weaken and fade.
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              ISBN 9781877467615
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781877467608
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
              760 Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Quaky Cat Helps Out
               

              Quaky Cat Helps Out (Paperback)

              By Noonan, Diana; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.59
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              "Quaky Cat returns to help rebuild the city of Christchurch by helping his homeless cat-friends and taking them in"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775432975
              Published NZ 24 Sep 2015
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Quaky Cat
              Availability
              728 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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