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Koinei te Whare na Haki i Hanga

By Gavin Bishop
Illustrated by Gavin Bishop

The te reo Maori edition of The House That Jack Built, a highly acclaimed picture book by one of New Zealand’s top author/illustrators.

Koinei te Whare na Haki i Hanga is a complex weaving together of the nursery rhyme with the cultural, historical and environmental context.The illustrations are rich, evocative and complex, and reward being looked at again and again.

  • Unique interpretation of this classic text applies to any colonial history, while remaining strongly New Zealand
  • Brilliant classroom resource and starting point for discussions of colonialism
  • Bishop is a leading and highly acclaimed New Zealand illustrator

About the author

Gavin Bishop ONZM, Tainui, Ngati Awa, is a leading New Zealand illustrator. He has published over 70 books internationally and been translated into 12 languages. He has written for television and theatre, as well as a libretti for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. His awards include New Zealand Children’s Picture Book of the Year in 2000.

ISBN: 9781877467790
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 1, 2012
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $17.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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