Fairies and the cloakmaker / text, Chris Gurney ; illustrations, John Bennett.

By: Gurney, Chris, 1956- [author.]Contributor(s): Bennett, John, 1960- [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Kiwi corkers great New Zealand yarnsPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Scholastic New Zealand, 2021Edition: Rejacketed paperback editionDescription: 1 volume of unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775436546; 1775436543Uniform titles: Elves and the cloakmaker | Wichtelmänner. English. Subject(s): Fairy tales -- Adaptations -- Children's picture books | Elves -- Children's picture books | Cloaks -- Children's picture books | Weaving -- Children's picture books | Huaki | Whatu | Pakiwaitara | PatupaiareheGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Christmas stories. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Tahi, rua, toru, wha, we bring feathers from afar. Our flying fingers weave a cloak, for we are special fairy folk. Christmas is approaching, and Kahu the cloakmaker has only enough materials left to make one cloak. But that night, as he and his wife sleep, they are visited by patupaiarehe (fairy folk), who make the finest cloak they have ever seen"--Publisher information.
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Picture story book for children.

A version of this Grimm brothers' tale with a Māori and Christmas theme.

"Tahi, rua, toru, wha, we bring feathers from afar. Our flying fingers weave a cloak, for we are special fairy folk. Christmas is approaching, and Kahu the cloakmaker has only enough materials left to make one cloak. But that night, as he and his wife sleep, they are visited by patupaiarehe (fairy folk), who make the finest cloak they have ever seen"--Publisher information.

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