Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them. This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions..
This children's picture book is in te reo Maori. It includes a song CD. No prior knowledge of te reo Maori is required by the children or adults using the book. The story/song is a Christmas countdown..
These bilingual books are ideal for beginning learners of Maori, with simple language and stories, and illustrations that support the text. Each book has a glossary that gives a clear English translat..
These bilingual books are ideal for beginning learners of Samoan, with simple language and stories, and illustrations that support the text. Each book has a glossary that gives a clear English transla..
When Manata goes missing from her village, her people discover that she has been kidnapped by a giant. Her lover, Matakauri, sets off to rescue her, knowing that his people will never be safe until th..
This singalong book is the perfect "clean up" song for home, school and early childhood centre. During each verse, the children are encouraged to put away different items in the room, based on opposit..
A child dreams of inventing a new marble and having the recipe appear in the Book of Marbles. In a chaotic lab, with a sheep as an assistant and using ingredients as diverse as 'teeth bling from a ret..
Flash is a playful young puppy, as they are. Unfortunately, his play seems to get him in trouble all the time, whether it be chasing the cat, digging a hole in the garden to hide (or find) his bone, o..
This book celebrates our native birds and their unique talents. Learn about the great recycling talents of the kereru, the fishing ability of the kotare, the flying sklls fo the toroa and many more. A..
The witch and her cat fly along in this te reo Maori translation of Room on the Broom. Three kind animals help the witch, so they ride on the broom with the witch and cat. But the broom breaks, and th..
After he is found washed up on the beach as a baby, Maui is brought up by his powerful uncle. But one thing bothers him - other children have mothers, where is his? So Maui goes on a quest to find her..
Maui the trickster wants to know what will happen if he puts out all the fires in his pa. When his people wake they are very angry and Maui must go to the volcano to visit Mahuika, the goddess of fire..
Everyone loved Old Hu-Hu. But nobody loved him quite as much as little Hu-Hu-Tu. Old Hu-Hu is a thoughtful tale of young Hu-Hu-Tu's search for understanding of what has happened to his beloved Old Hu-..
The creation myth of Maori legend is simply told in Peter's stunning, illustrative style. Bold design and brief text introduce the struggle of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to part their ..
From the author and illustrator of the popular children's picture book The Gruffalo, Monkey Puzzle is now translated into te reo Maori. With the same stunning illustrations as the original book, the t..
This is the much-loved children's picture book Where is the Green Sheep? translated into the Maori language. The blue sheep, red sheep, bath sheep and bed sheep are here, along with a cast of sheep in..
With the same lively, creative illustrations as the original book, the te reo Maori version retains the simplicity and imagination of Maurice Sendak's story, capturing Max's feisty character, the magi..
A delightful, easy introduction to saying how you feel using te reo. Young and old alike will be able to describe whether they are feeling hoha (bored), makariri (cold), matekai (hungry) or simply tin..
The history of Mauao, along with the legend, is one of heartbreak and struggle, but also one of endurance, strength and unity. Mauao stands guard at the entrance to Te Awanui, the Tauranga Harbour. At..
A moving story of friendshipMoving with his dad to live on Grandma's farm turns out to be great fun for Danny. He makes friends with a wee goat - also motherless, just like Danny - and they have many ..
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 ..
Who's hiding? Who's crying? Who's backwards? Can you tell? Look again...18 fun-loving animals can be found on each question-posing page, sending readers into an up-close, attention-to-detail discovery..
This children's picture book is in te reo Maori. It includes a song CD. No prior knowledge of te reo Maori is required by the children or adults using the book. The story/song helps children and teach..