The Clay Woman
Tāne Māhuta created the many wonders of nature that surround us today, but humanlife eludes him. As he sculpts the form of a woman from the scared red earth of Papatūānuku, Tāne Māhuta can’t begin to imagine what he is about to discover and all the beauty it beholds. Woven and Illustrated by Xoë Hall. English version, also available in full te reo Māori.
Size: 250 x 215 closed, paperback
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.
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.
Includes: English version
Size: 215 x 185mm Paperback
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
Te Anuhe Tino Hiaka – The Hungry Caterpillar
The modern-day classic children’s picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, which has been loved by many generations of children world wide, is now translated into te reo Māori. With the same beautiful illustrations and dye cut pages as the original book, the te reo Māori translation retains the humour and quirky character of the little caterpillar and simplicity of the story. This book is a great way to learn first words in te reo Māori in a story format that teaches the days of the week, numbers and counting, and names of some foods.
Includes: 32 pages, softback
Size: 295 x 210 mm
Ngā Tae reveals wonderful insect characters. Tamariki will love the vibrant illustrations and the the challenge of guessing in colour! Part of the Reo Pëpi series By Kitty Brown and Kirsten parkinson
Includes: Hard book
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
The Enchanted Mist – English and te reo Māori
Get the English and te reo Māori versions! 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.
Includes: 2 x books – English and te reo Māori – Paperback
Size: 255mm x 215mm