Aotearoa – The New Zealand Story
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, captured 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.By Gavin Bishop.
Using high frequency kupu Kararehe introduces us to the all-important pēpi vocab of everyday animals! Animal noises are optional. By Kitty Brown and Kirsten Parkinson
Reflecting pēpi’s sweet first words game, Kanohi features beautiful illustrations of kiwi kids having fun. Use Kanohi to learn the parts of pēpi’s face together with some simple Te Reo Māori. By Kitty Brown and Kirsten Parkinson
Māori Art for Kids
This collection of 15 projects offers children a range of unique Māori art experiences. Practical skills cover sculpture, photography, design, paint, mixed media, collage and more. Easy-to-follow instructions include illustrations of the steps involved, using everyday craft materials, recycled and found objects. Examples of taonga (treasures) created by leading contemporary artists are shown alongside each project with a brief explanation of the object, its purpose and use in the past and present.
The Enchanted Mist
TeacherTalk has published our second book! The Enchanted Mist – A legend of Uenuku. Uenuku stumbles across the love of his life in a mist not of this earth. Can a human and a super natural beauty keep their love a moonlight secret? Or do they both belong in their own realms?Woven and illustrated by Xoë Hall.
Size: 255mm x 215mm
Māori Art Book and Māori Crayons Set
What a package! We love this Māori art for kids book, it has so many awesome ideas! And teamed up with the Māori crayons – what a tu meke gift!
Animal Alphabet Cards
Alphabet Animal Friends flash cards by Hide and Peek. These cards are a fun and interactive way for your little one to learn the alphabet. The pack comes with an eco-friendly drawstring bag.
Kuwi’s Very Shiny Bum
By Kat Merewhether.With the soft jingle of bells, a mysterious gift falls from the sky. It is a shimmering red ball. Kuwi knows exactly what to do…She decides to make gifts, so her friends can feel as blessed as she does. A hula hoop for Herb the hippy hoiho. Tasteful trimmings for Tash the tuft-less tui. A moustache for Morris the meek morepork… but wait, no ‘thank yous’? A humorous and light hearted story to guide children from a young age to look for small ways to be generous and caring of others, in a time of year that can often be all about the ‘presents’. A perfect kiwi Christmas book.
Size: 36 pages of full colour – 240 x 240mm Matte laminated soft cover. Stitch perfect bound.
Te Kohu Ātahu
TeacherTalk has published our second book! Ka tūpono atu a Uenuku ki te tau o tōna ate i roto i tētahi kohu nō ao kē. Ka taea tonutia e te tangata me tōna tau rerehua te huna i tō rāua aroha ki a rāua anō? Me noho tonu rāua rānei ki ō rāua ake ao? He me whatu, whakatauira hoki e Xoë Hall.
Size: 255mm x 215mm
2 x Books – Together in Love – A Legend of Matariki
TeacherTalk has published our first book! The loving embrace of Ranginui and Papatūānuku keeps the land in constant darkness. When their children discover there is light beyond their parents love, chaos is unleashed and the stars of Matariki are created. Woven and Illustrated by our very own Xoë Hall. This gives you both English and te reo Māori version.
Includes: English and te reo Māori versions
Size: 215 x 185mm Paperback