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              Mihi
               

              Mihi (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              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 0-5 years
              Language (Maori)
              Availability
              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Wildlife of Aotearoa
               

              Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $40.00
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              "Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through... ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772514
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
               

              Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              "Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, ca...ptured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143770350
              Published NZ 2 Oct 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Mister Whistler
               

              Mister Whistler (Paperback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
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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
              Availability
              31 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book
               

              Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $25.00
              • $18.75
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              You'll have lots of creative fun with this book full of puzzles, quizzes and activities that explore Aotearoa New Zealand and its people. Based on Gavin Bishop's bestselling Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story and Wildlife of Aotearoa, this activity book is a place for you to tell yo...ur own story in words and pictures. You'll - learn to introduce yourself in Maori - solve puzzles and crack codes - play games - invent a superhero - draw your future home - make maps - curate your heroes in a wall of fame - design a flag - create a menu and much more! Packed with quizzes, mazes, colouring pages and activities designed to stimulate bright minds, this is the ideal activity book for creative children aged 5-12.
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              ISBN 9780143775256
              Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
              Availability
              999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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
              Availability
              313 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Helper and Helper
                

              Helper and Helper (Paperback)

              By Cowley, Joy; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $22.99
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              More funny stories and wry observations with the bestselling Snake and Lizard.

              ISBN 9781776571055
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2017
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 6-8 years
              Series Snake and Lizard
              Availability
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              216 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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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
              Availability
              734 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Quaky Cat Helps Out
               

              Quaky Cat Helps Out (Paperback)

              By Noonan, Diana; Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
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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
              Availability
              265 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Taming The Sun: Four Maori Myths
               

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

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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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
              Availability
              667 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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