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The Kuia and the Spider

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Description

Absorbing New Zealand tale of the Kuia (a grandmother) and the spider. Ideal for reading aloud. Age 5 to 8.

Accurately illustrates Maori cultural practices such as weaving, gathering food, making music - and clearly portrays the close-knit family connection between a kuia and her grandchildren.

NZ Govt Award Winner, Picture Book of the Year 1982.

Author Biography:

Patricia Grace has won many awards for her work, including the New Zealand Fiction Award for Potiki in 1987, and being longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2001 with Dogside Story, which also won the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Fiction Prize. Patricia lives in Plimmerton near Wellington on the ancestral land of Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa and Te Ati Awa in close proximity to her home marae at Hongoeka Bay.
Release date NZ
October 20th, 1982
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Audience
  • Children / Juvenile
Interest Age
From 3 to 7 years
Pages
32
Dimensions
215x273x3
ISBN-13
9780140503876
Product ID
1646661

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