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The Kuia and the Spider

by Patricia Grace

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    $15.59
PUBLISHED: 20th October 1982
ISBN: 9780140503876
ANNOTATION:
Absorbing New Zealand tale of the Kuia (a grandmother) and the spider. Ideal for reading aloud.
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  • Paperback
    $15.59
PUBLISHED: 20th October 1982
ISBN: 9780140503876
ANNOTATION:
Absorbing New Zealand tale of the Kuia (a grandmother) and the spider. Ideal for reading aloud.

Annotation

Absorbing New Zealand tale of the Kuia (a grandmother) and the spider. Ideal for reading aloud.

Publisher Description

Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's award-winning story about two old friends bickering over whose weaving is best, celebrating this traditional Maori art . Who's the best at weaving, the kuia or the spider? They decide to ask their grandchildren . . . Once there was a kuia who made mats and baskets. In the corner of her kitchen lived a spider who made webs. Since its publication in 1981, Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's The Kuia and the Spider has become a New Zealand classic. Also available in te reo- Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere

Author Biography

Patricia Grace has won many awards for her work, including the New Zealand Fiction Award for Potiki in 1987, and being longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2001 with Dogside Story, which also won the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Fiction Prize. Patricia lives in Plimmerton near Wellington on the ancestral land of Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa and Te Ati Awa in close proximity to her home marae at Hongoeka Bay.

Product Details

Pages
32
Publisher
Penguin Group (NZ)
Series
Picture Puffin S.
Illustrator
Robyn Kahukiwa
ISBN-10
0140503870
ISBN-13
9780140503876
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Author
Patricia Grace
Edition
1st
Year
1982
Publication Date
1982-10-20
Illustrations
colour illustrations
Language
English
Media
Book
Audience
Children/Juvenile
Audience Age
3-7
NZ Release Date
1982-10-20