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              Counting The Stars
               

              Counting The Stars (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
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              A sequel to Taming the Sun and Riding the Waves, Gavin Bishop's latest stunning book contains four more Maori myths, including two well-known legends (Ranginui and Papatuanuku and Hinemoa and Tutanekai) and two less well-known legends (The battle of the birds and Kae and the whal...e). Aimed at children 3-10 years, these myths are simply written and yet powerful. They're exciting and scary but each story is nicely resolved. Gavin allows the essence of the original myths to remain while also re-telling them for a new generation of children.The illustrations are stunning - the different colour palette for each story and the strong mix of techniques create bold and beautiful images. Counting the Stars is a collection that continues to take traditional myths to a new level. Created by one of New Zealand's most talented and passionate children's book writers and illustrators.
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              ISBN 9781775530176
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Nga Poaka e Toru
               

              Nga Poaka e Toru (Paperback)

              By Bishop, Gavin; Translated by Mataira, Katerina

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              Retells the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortune and how they deal with the big bad wolf. Suggested level: junior, primary.

              ISBN 9781775431572
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Mister Whistler
               

              Mister Whistler (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

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              An hilarious and lively picture book by two of the luminaries of New Zealand's children's picture books. Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his feet. But when he has to catch a train, he is so distracted that he loses his ticket-and has to dance his way ...out of his clothes to find it!
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              ISBN 9781877467929
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2013
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              Bidibidi
               

              Bidibidi (Paperback)

              By Bishop, Gavin; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

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              A discontented sheep called Bidibidi begins a journey in search of a new life, but after a series of misadventures from which she is rescued by other animals she decides to go home. In te Reo Maori

              ISBN 9781775431930
              Published NZ 21 Jan 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Bidibidi
               

              Bidibidi (Paperback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.50
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              A discontented sheep called Bidibidi begins a journey in search of a new life, but after a series of misadventures from which she is rescued by other animals she decides to go home.

              ISBN 9781775431923
              Published NZ 21 Jan 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 1-6 years
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              The House that Jack Built
               

              The House that Jack Built (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $22.99
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              "The House that Jack Built is a book with two strands. The main rhythmic text, based on the well-known rhyme, tells the story of Jack Bull, who travels to New Zealand from London as a new settler in 1798. "The detailed contemporary illustrations ... tell the story from a Maori pe...rspective - beginning with the myth of creation: Papatuanuku the earth mother, Ranginui the sky father and their children as guardians of the land. As the story goes on and Jack's house grows, Papatuanuku is shown in the illustrations to weaken and fade.
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              ISBN 9781877467615
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781877467608
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Quaky Cat Helps Out
               

              Quaky Cat Helps Out (Paperback)

              By Noonan, Diana; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

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              "Quaky Cat returns to help rebuild the city of Christchurch by helping his homeless cat-friends and taking them in"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775432975
              Published NZ 24 Sep 2015
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Quaky Cat
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              Bruiser
               

              Bruiser (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $22.00
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              "Bruiser is a machine on a mission-ploughing up hillsides, trampling down paddocks and crushing rocks. Until, one day, a little chick and a nest fall right in front of him. What will Bruiser do?"--Back cover. Suggested level: junior.

              ISBN 9781869794514
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Taming The Sun: Four Maori Myths
               

              Taming The Sun: Four Maori Myths (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              Written and illustrated by well-known children's writer and illustrator Gavin Bishop, Taming the Sun contains four stories, including two well-known legends (Maui And The Sun and Maui And The Big Fish) and two less well-known legends (Rona And The Moon and Kahu The Taniwha). Aime...d at children with reading ages 3-7 years, these myths are simply and yet elegantly written. Gavin's characteristic sense of humour is evident in all of the stories; and while each story is exciting and often a little bit scary, they are resolved beautifully. Gavin allows the essence of the original myths to remain while also re-telling them for a new generation of children. The illustrations are stunning - the different colour palette for each story and the strong mix of techniques create bold and beautiful images that integrate with the words in a powerful and meaningful way. Taming the Sun is an imaginative, fresh and much-needed addition to the picture book genre, which takes traditional myths to a new level. Created by one of New Zealand's most talented and passionate children's book writers and illustrators.
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              ISBN 9781869790349
              Published NZ 14 Nov 2008
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Mihi
                

              Mihi (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 20

              This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau in the form of a simple mihi This beautiful boardbook for every New Zealand baby introduces ideas of me and my whanau within the form of a simple mihi or pepeha. A simple book to look at and ...share with babies, it can also be used as an introduction to a child's pepeha. Moves from waka, mountain, iwi, mama and papa to the reading baby. Ko toku ao tenei, this is my world.
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              ISBN 9781776573028
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 1-3 years
              Language (Maori)
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