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Toakase's Tapa A Story from the Islands of Tonga

Toakase's Tapa A Story from the Islands of Tonga
 

Toakase's mother helps her make a special tapa cloth for her brother who is moving to Auckland.

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ISBN 9780473313715
Barcode 9780473313715
Published 16 February 2015 by Puriri Paddocks
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Macgregor, Jill
Series Children of the Pacific
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ISBN-13 9780473313715
ISBN-10
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Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Puriri Paddocks
Imprint Puriri Paddocks
Publication Date 16 February 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Macgregor, Jill
Series Children of the Pacific
Category General Picture Books
Culture & Customs
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Tonga
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions Width: 270mm
Height: 270mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Dewey Code 996.12
Catalogue Code 560577

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Toakase makes a ngatu (tapa) to give to her brother who is leaving Tongo to go and live in New Zealand

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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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