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The Kuia and the Spider

Author: Patricia Grace   Series: Picture Puffin S.

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Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's award-winning story about two old friends bickering over whose weaving is best, celebrating this traditional Maori art .

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

Patricia Grace and Robyn Kahukiwa's award-winning story about two old friends bickering over whose weaving is best, celebrating this traditional Maori art .

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

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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

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About the Author

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.

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Group (NZ) | Puffin
Published
20th October 1982
Edition
1st
Pages
32
ISBN
9780140503876

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