Kuwi & Friends Māori Picture Dictionary
The Kuwi and Friends Māori Picture Dictionary (He Papakupu Whakaahua) is a fun, easy-to-use resource for those wanting to discover, learn and use everyday words in te reo Māori (native language of New Zealand). The illustrations are designed to help with comprehension, particularly for younger learners. Visual cues can assist with retention of language, to recall spoken and written words.
A hard-cover book with 68 fully illustrated pages, in a large format (266 x 320mm), in vibrant full colour, with over 1000 te reo Māori words, translated into English. Embedded with gorgeous Kuwi the kiwi (and friends) illustrations.
Designed for everyday use, in the whānau (family), kura (school) and for all New Zealanders. Ages 0-100+.
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Kuwi & Friends Māori Picture Dictionary – He Papakupu Whakaahua, has made it to the top of the NZ Bestsellers list (Children & Young Adult)!
About Kat Merewether – Kat has always had an interest in children’s books and illustration. Her three daughters provide inspiration and critique of her work, which can take 30 hours or more of illustration time for each spread. Kat is also a passionate ambassador for Kiwis for Kiwi, supporting kiwi conservation projects in New Zealand.
Kuwi is an endangered brown kiwi. She is a nocturnal, ground-dwelling, flightless bird, which put her at extra risk from predators. Sadly in the wild, only 10% of kiwi chicks make it to six months and only 5% make it to adulthood. To find out more about our fragile kiwi population and ways you can help, visit http://www.kuwi.co.nz
Features of the Kuwi & Friends Māori Picture Dictionary:
- Large format (266 x 320mm).
- 68 fully illustrated pages.
- Hard-cover book.
- Vibrant full colour pages.
- Over 1000 te reo Māori words, translated into English.
- Embedded with gorgeous Kuwi the kiwi (and friends) illustrations.
- Ages 0-100+.
- How to say Kuwi – (koo-wee)
- English Text and Illustration by Kat Quin
- Te Reo Māori Translation by Pānia Papa
- Nā Kat Quin ngā tuhinga reo Pākehā me ngā whakaahua
- Nā Pānia Papa ngā whakamāoritanga