Van de Weert, Renée Hapimarika,

Te tohorā whakamutunga / nā Renée Hapimarika van de Weert ; nā Anton Petrov ngā whakaahua. - Tāmaki-makau-rau [Aotearoa] : Reed, 2001. - 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm

Picture story book for children. Published simultaneously in English.

"On a hot summer day Riwia and her classmates hear the call from the lookouts stationed around the village, a whale has entered the bay. As the men race to launch their boats and battle the whale, Riwia faces her own conflict and feelings she doesn't quite understand."--Back cover. Story set in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the 1920's, and based on the childhood memories of Maaka Jones of Whānau a Apanui. Suggested level: primary.

Maori language materials. Published simultaneously in English.

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2002 finalist.

1869487109 9781869487102

Jones, Maaka--Childhood and youth--Children's picture books.

Māori (New Zealand people)--Children's picture books.
Whaling--New Zealand--Children's picture books.
Pukapuka whakaahua
Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki

Bay of Plenty (N.Z. : Region)--Children's picture books.

Children's stories, Māori.
Children's stories, New Zealand.
Picture books for children.

GR760.W5V3616 2001


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