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Ko Maraea me ngā toroa / Patricia Grace ; nā Brian Gunson ngā whakaahua ; ko te huri ki te reo Maori nā Waiariki Grace.

By: Grace, Patricia, 1937- [author.].
Contributor(s): Gunson, Brian [author,, illustrator.] | Grace, Waiariki [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 2008Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780143502678; 9780143502678 ; 0143502670 .Uniform titles: Maraea and the albatrosses. Māori Subject(s): Older women -- Children's picture books | Albatrosses -- Children's picture books | Kuia | Toroa ingoingo | Human-animal relationships -- Children's picture books | Birds -- Children's picture books | Māori language materials | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, Māori. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: 899.442 Summary: The story of Maraea, an elderly Maori woman who lives in a coastal community, next to an albatross colony. The rest of the people move to the cities, and soon only Maraea is left on the clifftop, looking out to sea to welcome the birds. Maraea passes away, and only a rock remains on the cliffs where she used to sit - but in spring, the rock transforms into a bird. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga GRAC (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2071676
Junior Māoritanga Pātea LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga GRAC (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2071733
Junior Māoritanga Stratford
Children's
Children's Fiction G (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00566624
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Maori-language edition of Maraea and the Albatrosses.

Picture story book for children.

Published simultaneously in English.

The story of Maraea, an elderly Maori woman who lives in a coastal community, next to an albatross colony. The rest of the people move to the cities, and soon only Maraea is left on the clifftop, looking out to sea to welcome the birds. Maraea passes away, and only a rock remains on the cliffs where she used to sit - but in spring, the rock transforms into a bird. Suggested level: junior, primary.

Translation of: Maraea and the albatrosses.

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