This wonderfully detailed Māori dictionary is a must for every New Zealand home. The illustrations and translations delight adults and children alike, with over 1000 basic words in te reo Māori and English
The Kuwi and Friends Māori Picture Dictionary (He Papakupu Whakaahua) is a fun, easy-to-use resource for those wanting to discover, learn and use everyday words in te reo Māori (native language of New Zealand). The illustrations are designed to help with comprehension, particularly for younger learners. Visual cues can assist with retention of language, to recall spoken and written words.
Hard-cover, large format (266 x 320mm)
68 fully illustrated pages in vibrant colour
Over 1000 te reo Māori words, translated into English
Lovely New Zealand gift to send overseas
A portion from each purchase is donated to Kiwis for Kiwi.
About the Creators
English text and illustrations by Kat Quin (nee Merewether) - Kat's passion for all things children's books and illustration is apparent throughout all her works to date. Gaining inspiration and critique from her own six, sparkling tamariki, her honest accounts from a birds eye view are endearing to readers of all ages.
Pānia Papa- has devoted most of her life to the revitalisation of te reo Māori and made huge sacrifices in an effort to ensure the language flourishes for future generations. Papa is a face well-known to Māori Television audiences. She debuted for the Silver Ferns in 1990 and went on play two caps.
Beautifully illustrated book. My children love the vibrant colours and there is such a large number of words and phrases to learn. Just gorgeous!
We absolutely love this book! A great addition to any household. My 2 year old has learnt so much and so have I!
We love this book so much. It’s beautifully illustrated and easy for everyone in the fam to follow x
Really beautifully designed book. My toddler loves it and has learnt so much from it.
Love this book so much - it is really educational for little ones (and their parents!)
This is a beautiful book. We’ve even used it with my son since he was a baby; he loved looking at the big faces and so we could go through all the features in English and te reo. It also makes a wonderful baby shower present
Such a stunning book! Beautiful illustrations, interesting layouts and heaps of useful kupu to learn alongside our pēpi. Perfect for kids and adults.
This is such a lovely book! My little boy loves looking at all the pictures.
Beautiful addition to my sons home library - lovely “read together” book as we learn more Te Reo Māori. Gorgeous illustrations by one of our favourite authors, loved seeing Kuwi The Kiwi making appearances on some of the pages!