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Nanny Mihi’s medicine – Ngā rongoā a Nanny Mihi

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Nanny Mihi’s medicine – Ngā rongoā a Nanny Mihi by Melanie Drewery, Māori translation by Kanapu Rangitauira, illustrated by Suzanne Simpson

Nanny Mihi’s grandchildren excitedly visit her every school holidays. Only this time they arrive with a cold …

Nanny takes the kids around the ngahere (forest) and garden, showing them plants that can make them feel better. They find kawakawa and make tea, mānuka to put in the bath and clear their stuffy noses, koromiko to help their headaches, and cabbage tree leaves to help with the cuts and scratches they get in the forest.

By the time they’re well, Nanny is tired and scratched from their foraging — and the kids know just what she needs!

 

This is the latest book in the popular Nanny Mihi series and features an all-new illustration style aa well as a spread of information about the medicines growing around us.

Format: This book is a Paper back.

Language: This book is written in both English and te reo Māori (Bilingual)

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Melanie Drewery (Ngāti Māhanga) lives in Mapua. She is a children’s author best known for her Nanny Mihi series. In a varied career Melanie has worked as a potter and jeweler also a children’s librarian, a preschool supervisor, a teacher at a High School an educational book representative and a freelance journalist.

Other books Melanie has written are available here:

Nanny Mihi’s medicine – Ngā Rongoā a Nanny Mihi

Matariki

Nanny Mihi and the bellbird

Nanny Mihi and the rainbow

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