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Whakarongo ki ō tūpuna = Listen to your ancestors / Darryn Joseph ; illustrated by Munro Te Whata.

By: Joseph, Darryn [author,, translator.].
Contributor(s): Te Whata, Munro [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia Books, 2019Description: 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780947506629.Subject(s): Teachers -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Education -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Social life and customs -- Children's picture books | Learning -- Children's picture books | Tohunga | Kaiako | Atua | Tūpuna | Ako | Pakiwaitara | Pukapuka whakaahuaGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Children's stories, Māori.Action note: Sir George Grey Special Collections. Retain bibliographic description.Summary: "As a wise teacher grows older, she encouages her students to learn from the example of famous ancestors. She gives the next generation simple messages of days gone by: getting into nature, letting go of anger, anxiety and stress, and standing strong and tall."--Publisher's description.
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Junior Māoritanga Waverley LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga JOSE (Browse shelf) Available i2194468
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Written in te Reo Maori and translated by the author, this picture book from children's literature advocate Dr Darryn Joseph will be published to mark Te Wiki o te Reo Maori/Maori Language Week 2019. Following the life of a teacher, it shows tamariki how to emulate their ancestors in being strong, generous, bold and compassionate as they follow the challenges and phases of life.

"As a wise teacher grows older, she encouages her students to learn from the example of famous ancestors. She gives the next generation simple messages of days gone by: getting into nature, letting go of anger, anxiety and stress, and standing strong and tall."--Publisher's description.

In Māori, with English translation.

Sir George Grey Special Collections. Retain bibliographic description.

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