The bone tiki / David Hair.

By: Hair, David, 1965- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hair, David, Aotearoa: book 1.Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : HarperCollins, 2009Description: 303 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9781869507343 ; 9781869507343 ; 1869507347 Subject(s): Adventure and adventurers -- Teen fiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Teen fiction | Tāngata | Hei tiki | PakiwaitaraGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. | Fantasy fiction. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Awards: New Zealand Post Best First Book Award, 2010Summary: "Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he stole from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it badly, and he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal."--Back cover. Suggested level secondary.
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Novel for young adults.

Reprinted 2010, 2011.

Book 1 in the Aotearoa series.

"Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he stole from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it badly, and he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal."--Back cover. Suggested level secondary.

New Zealand Post Best First Book Award, 2010

Comment by Catherine
01/10/2012

The best story ever by a New Zealand writer. I loved it. Anita

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