Te Whare Taonga o Kororareka

Children’s Books

Jacky Nobody – Anne de Roo’s novel about a young boy living in the Bay of Islands during the 1840’s – the time of the Maori chief Hone Heke’s rebellion.
$35
Captain Cook – by Rebecca Levene – Captain Cook always wanted to be a sailor. So when he was asked to lead an expedition to the South Seas, he was ecstatic …. Series Three – Usborne Young Reading.
$20
Traditional Maori Legends – Warren Pohatu retells 14 of the most popular Maori stories and myths
$21
A Pukeko in a Ponga Tree – Popular Christmas carol with CD
$22.50
How Maui Slowed the Sun by Peter Gossage – Faced with very short days and very long nights, Maui comes up with aplan to slow the sun’s passage through the sky
$20
The Fish of Maui by Peter Gossage – Maui’s jealous brothers don’t want him to come fishing with them. But cleaver Maui catches the best fish of all
$20
Maori Tales of Long Ago – This much loved collection of classic Maori tales for children first appeared in the 1940’s and is published again today for a new generation to enjoy.
$30
The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera Illustrated by Bruce Potter. Witi Ihimaera lovingly retells his classic book in this totally new, beautifully illustrated version for younger readers
$21
The Adventures of Hutu and Kawa – A New Zealand children’s classic series from the 1950s that depict our unique environment   $18
Girls in the Kapahaka by Angie Belcher.  A wonderful NZ poem in the style of “the house that Jack built”.
$20
The Thief of Colours – Adventures of a mother pukeko.
$20
Matatuhi – Text and illustrations by Robyn Kahukiwa. In Maori.
$17
Good Morning, Good Night – Read and listen to Erin Devlin’s rhyming story about a young kiwi discovering not all his friends area awake at the same time as him.
$22.50
Little Kiwi Loses his Mum
$20
Little Kiwi is Scared of the Dark
$20
Little Kiwi Looks After the Egg
$20
How the Kiwi Lost its Wings – by Alwyn Owen – The story of how the kiwi lost its wings
$20
Little Kiwi Flies to the Rescue – by Bob Darroch – Little Kiwi can’t seem to get anything right but when his sister gets in trouble it seems Little Kiwi is made of sterner stuff after all.
$20
Developments in New Zealand History by Kevin Boon – A colourful book for children to make history come alive.
The Gold Rushes
$20