Whakarongo ki o Tupuna: Listen to your Ancestors
* Bilingual book published to coincide with Maori Language Week
* Warm account of students’ love for aging teacher
* Identifies the virtues of Maori ancestors for young readers to emulate
Written in te Reo Maori and translated by the author, this picture book from children’s literature advocate Dr Darryn Joseph will be published to mark Te Wiki o te Reo Maori/Maori Language Week 2019. Following the life of a teacher, it shows tamariki how to emulate their ancestors in being strong, generous, bold and compassionate as they follow the challenges and phases of life.