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The kuia and the spider / Patricia Grace ; illustrated by Robyn Kahukiwa.

By: Grace, Patricia, 1937- [author.].
Contributor(s): Kahukiwa, Robyn, 1940- [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Wellington, N.Z. : Penguin Books : Puffin Books; Kidsarus 2, c1982Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0140503870; 9780140503876.Subject(s): Spiders -- Children's picture books | Weaving -- Children's picture books | Kuia | Grandmothers -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: The tale of an old woman (Kuia) and a spider who share the same kitchen and who are constantly arguing and trying to out do each other. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Children's Picture Books G (Browse shelf) Checked out 27/08/2019 i2144768
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Māoritanga GRAC (Browse shelf) Available I2021289
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Once there was a kuia who made mats and baskets. In the corner of her kitchen lived a spider who made webs. Since its publication in 1981, Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's The Kuia and the Spider has become a New Zealand classic.

Picture story for children.

First published Auckland, N.Z. : Longman Paul, 1981.

Also published 1981 in Maori under title: Te kuia me te pungawerewere.

The tale of an old woman (Kuia) and a spider who share the same kitchen and who are constantly arguing and trying to out do each other. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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