Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story

Author: Gavin Bishop

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  • : $39.99(NZD)
  • : 9780143770350
  • : Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
  • : Puffin Books
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  • : February 2017
  • : 376mm X 278mm X 14mm
  • : New Zealand
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Barcode 9780143770350


Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, captured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts. A truly special book, Aotearoa- The New Zealand Storydeserves a space on every bookshelf, to be taken off and pored over, thumbed and treasured, time and again. NZ Listener 50 Best Books for Kids 2017 The SaplingBest Books List 2017


Winner of the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Winner of the 2018 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year. NZ Listener 50 Best Books for Kids 2017 The Sapling Best Books List 2017