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A Nest of Pigs

A Nest of Pigs
 

Christiano, who lives on Ma'uke in the Cook Islands, describes what happens when his pig gives birth to piglets. Contains some Cook Island Maori words and glossary. Suggested level: primary.

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ISBN 9780473219215
Barcode 9780473219215
Published 21 September 2012 by Puriri Paddocks
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Macgregor, Jill
Series Children of the Pacific
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ISBN-13 9780473219215
ISBN-10 0473219212
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Puriri Paddocks
Imprint Puriri Paddocks
Publication Date 21 September 2012
International Publication Date 1 October 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Macgregor, Jill
Series Children of the Pacific
Category General Picture Books
Geography
Culture & Customs
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Pasifika
Cook Islands
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 265mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 996.23
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

A beautifully produced book for children that depicts the contemporary everyday life of a small boy living on Ma'uke an island in the Cook group.
"It's Christiano's job to feed the pigs. When Mother puaka disappears, Christiano discovers that she has built a nest int eh neighbours garden!"
Others in ther series are
A Nest of Pigs : A Story from the Cook Islands
ISBN: 9780473219215
Keleas Clothes : A Story from the Kingdom of Tonga
ISBN: 9780473219208
Wrapping It Up : A Story from the Islands of Samoa
ISBN: 9780473219192
Tareimas Stringg : A Story from the Islands of Kiribati
ISBN: 9780473219185

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Author's Bio

Jill lives on the Kapiti Coast where she was a school teacher for many years. She spent two years as a VSA teacher in Tonga in the 1990s. Since then Jill has travelled throughout the Pacific experiencing village life and joining in the numerous cultura...

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