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Taniwha – by Robyn Kahukiwa

“A little boy has made friends with the taniwha in his river but no one believes him. The taniwha takes the boy on a journey through time and myth where he meets some amazing characters, gathering the earth’s treasures as he goes”.

Award winning picture book for 3-6 year olds. 

Format: This book is a Paper back.

Language: This book is written in English.

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About the Author & Illustrator

Robyn Kahukiwa (Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most important Māori artists, and is also an award-winning children’s book illustrator and writer. Her art has been exhibited worldwide and is held in numerous collections. Robyn lives in Raumati Beach, near Wellington.

Other titles by Robyn Kahukiwa available:


Ngā Atua – Māori Gods

Tuatangata Levi

Other titles illustrated by Robyn:

The standing strong house – Te whare tū māia

The haka of Tanerore – Te haka a Tanerore

The kuia and the spider

The kuia and the spider – Te kuia me te pūngāwerewere

Watercress Tuna and the children of Champion Street – Te tuna wātakirihi me ngā tamariki o te tiriti o Toa


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