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Nana’s veggie garden – Te māra kai a Kui

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Nana’s veggie garden – Te māra kai a Kui – written by Marie Munro, nā Piripi Walker i whakamāori, illustrated by Rachel Doragh

New Zealand has the world’s best summers and the magic of being a child is still alive in kiwi backyards.

This summer Bella, Jacob, and Lucas help Nana grow, harvest and eat an amazing summer garden, and fill every day with heaps of fun, te reo Māori learning and bunches of awesome memories.

Format: This book is a Paper back.

Language: This book is written using both English and te reo Māori text (Bilingual).

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About the Author:

Marie Munro has been a writer one way or another all her life. Whether as a teacher, journalist, desktop publisher, editor of her own community newspaper, the Motueka Sun, editor of Nelson’s The Leader, or more recently, as a learning designer for the construction industry.

About the Illustrator:

Rachel Doragh has always had a love of words and pictures and, after studying English Literature and Art History, found a way to bring those interests together in graphic design. She is a mother, part-time school librarian, artist and graphic designer. Rachel is responsible for the vibrant illustrations and book design of Nana’s Shed.

About the translator:

Piripi Walker (Ngāti Raukawa) is an accredited te reo Māori translator and has worked professionally in this field since 1981. He has written and translated a range of children’s books. Others translated by Piripi available at Poi Princess include:

He raiona i roto i ngā otaota (The lion in the meadow by Margaret Mahy)

This dog – Ko tēnei kuri (by Ian Munro)

Where is this dog – Kei hea tēnei kuri (by Ian Munro)

My kiwi Christmas (Board book by Donovan Bixley)

Nana’s electric car – Te motokā hiko o Kui (by Marie Munro)

Nana’s new porch – Te mahau hou o Kui (by Marie Munro)

Nana’s shed – Te wharau o Kui (by Marie Munro)

Nana’s veggie garden – Te mara kai a Kui (by Marie Munro)

Nana’s simple science – Te pūtaiao ngāwari o Kui: Water – Wai (by Marie Munro)

Twinkle twinkle little star – Tīrama tīrama whetū riki e (by Renee Chin)


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