Whakarongo ki ō Tūpuna

Whakarongo ki ō Tūpuna

listen to your ancestors

Book - 2019 | Maori
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"Kia tau, e hine mā, e tama mā... relax, girls and boys... As a wise teacher grows older, she encourages her students to learn from the example of famous ancestors. She gives the next generation simple messages of days gone by: getting into nature, letting go of anger, anxiety and stress, and standing strong and tall."--Back cover.
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand :, Oratia Books,, 2019.
Branch Call Number: PICTURE BOOK
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,colour illustrations ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Te Whata, Munro
Lagahetau, Carolyn
Notes: In Māori, with English translation.


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Written in te Reo Maori and translated by the author, this picture book from children's literature advocate Dr Darryn Joseph is published to mark Te Wiki o te Reo Maori/Maori Language Week 2019. Following the life of a teacher, it shows tamariki how to emulate their ancestors in being strong, gen... Read More »

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