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By Hill, Eric
Our favourite puppy is celebrating his 30th birthday this year and his classic first adventure is once more available in Maori. Join Sally, Spot's mum, on her search to find where the mischievous puppy is hiding.
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By Rikihana Hyland, Queenie; Illustrated by Puru, Patrick
Queenie Rikihana Hyland here brings together a collection of her favourite Maori myths and legends - from the creation and the ever-popular mischief-making of Maui, to the great love stories of Hinemoa and Tutanekai, and Turongo and Mahinarangi. The stories are brought to life by... the vivid illustrations of Patrick Puru.Read more
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By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Webb, Philip; Translated by Mataira, Katarina
Once there was a frog who had been a prince. He knew he could become a prince again if he were kissed by a princess ... but there's this cute girl frog on the lily pad next door ... When the girl frog asks him to marry her, he tells her he can't because he's a prince in disguise,... and off he goes to find his princess.Read more
By Mewburn, Kyle; Illustrated by Driscoll, Rachel
Everyone loved Old Hu-Hu. But nobody loved him quite as much as little Hu-Hu-Tu. This is a beautiful story of death and the celebration of life, with powerful, evocative illustrations by Rachel Driscoll.
By Tu'akoi, Feana; Illustrated by Asri, Samantha; Retold by Mataira, Katarina
Jonah is so excited to be starting kindergarten but when he finally gets there and looks in the window, he notices that everybody else seems to know each other - and he knows nobody. He pleads with his mother to take him home again. A reassuring story about a shy child starting K...indy.Read more
By Waiariki, Kerehi; Illustrated by Gunson, Brian
On calm sunny days, like today, Koro loved to go fishing. He loved fishing with his mokopuna. But Koro needed his hat to shade his head from the hot sun. But where is his hat?
By McFadyen, Tunney
While visiting his Nana, Raniera discovers from her how very important even the smallest things are in the ecology of the seashore. He learns about pingao and its relationship with the environment. Includes factual information on pingao.
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