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Fau Fibres

Fau Fibres
 

Maimai describe how he and his family prepare and use the bark fibres of the fau tree in Samoa to make string, costumes, toys, and animal bedding.

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ISBN 9780994132819
Barcode 9780994132819
Published 1 February 2016 by Puriri Paddocks
Format Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by MacGregor, Jill
Series Children of the Pacific
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ISBN-13 9780994132819
ISBN-10 0994132816
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Puriri Paddocks
Imprint Puriri Paddocks
Publication Date 1 February 2016
International Publication Date 1 March 2016
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
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Samoa
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 23
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 746.0454
Catalogue Code 657815

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The fau tree is one of the most useful trees in the Pacific. Maimai prepares fibres from the bark so his grandmother can make dance costumes and leis.

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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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