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The Promise of Puanga: A Story for Matariki

The Promise of Puanga: A Story for Matariki
 

"There is a bright new star in the winter sky -- Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa, a special sign (for those unable to see Matariki) that winter and the Mori new year are coming. With themes of friendship, family, Mori tradi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775435815
Published 1 May 2019 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wadsworth, Kirsty
Illustrated by Te Whata, Munro
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781775435815
ISBN-10 1775435814
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic New Zealand
Publication Date 1 May 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wadsworth, Kirsty
Illustrated by Te Whata, Munro
Category General Picture Books
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 972751

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There is a bright new star in the winter sky-Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa, a special sign for those unable to see Matariki, that winter and the Maori new year are coming. A new addition to Scholastic's popular Matariki range, this time introducing readers to the Puanga star, which is celebrated for Maori New Year and the coming of winter in place of Matariki along parts of the West Coast of New Zealand.

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