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Kuwi & Friends: He kupu tauaro – Opposites (Board book)

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Kuwi & Friends: He kupu tauaro – Opposites (Board book) – by Kat Quin, nā Pānia Papa i whakamāori

Learn the Māori words, and assist with understanding differences visually, for a number of commonly used opposite words. Illustrated with the cutest native birds and critters.

A beautifully presented bilingual board book. Drawn from the multi-award-winning Kuwi & Friends Māori Picture Dictionary, and collated into bite sized pukapuka.

A stunning matte laminated robust book with rounded corners, for durability and longevity. Perfect to learn and share with tamariki in the home or in the classroom.

Format: This is a Board Book

Language: This book is Bilingual and contains both English & te reo Māori text.

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About the Authors:

Kat Quin (nee Merewether) is an author, illustrator, and designer based in the Waikato. She is the director of Illustrated Publishing, specialising in the development of educational resources, and early learning books.

Pānia Papa (Ngāti Korokī-Kahukura and Ngāti Mahuta) is not a native speaker of te reo Māori. However, after beginning her journey in te reo at intermediate school, her passion for the language has led to her becoming a sought-after Māori language consultant, TV presenter, translator and editor. Pānia is CEO of the Kotahi Rau Pukapuka Charitable Trust, whose goal is to produce 100 great books for teens and adults in te reo Māori.

Other Board books in this Kuwi & friends series by Kat Quin and Pānia Papa:

Kuwi & friends: Ngā kākahu – Clothing

Kuwi & friends: Ngā kare ā-roto – Feelings

Kuwi & friends: Ngā manu Māori – Native birds

Kuwi & friends: He kupu tauaro – Opposites

Kuwi & friends: He tae, he ahuaranga, he tau – Colours, shapes & numbers

Kuwi & friends: He whāngote – Mammals

Other books in the Kuwi & friends series by Kat Quin & Pānia Papa available are:

Kuwi & friends Māori picture dictionary

Kuwi’s rowdy crowd and the reo Māori version Ngā hoa hoihoi o Kuwi

Kuwi’s first egg and the reo Māori version Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi

Kuwi’s huhu hunt and the reo Māori version Te Toro Huhu a Kuwi

Kuwi’s very shiny bum and the reo Māori version Te Tou Piataata o Kuwi

Ko Kiwipihi

Kuwi & friends have a magnet set available here:

Feelings & States – Ngā kare ā-roto me ngā ahua (47 Pce)

And a game here:

Wharewhare: Te reo Māori + English BINGO


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