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Te pouaka karetao / nā Moira Wairama ; nā Bruce Potter.

By: Wairama, Moira, 1952-.
Contributor(s): Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) | Potter, Bruce | POTTER, Bruce illus.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Scholastic, 2007Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869438159 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Puppet box. Maori | Puppet box Subject(s): Puppets -- Juvenile fiction | Bashfulness -- Juvenile fiction | Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction | Kindergarten -- Juvenile fiction | Maori language materials | Pakiwaitara | Pukapuka whakaahua | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamarikiGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: Junior easy fiction | Junior easy fiction Awards: Storylines Joy Cowley Award, 2006.Summary: When Rua begins kindergarten he is very shy, so his teacher introduces him to a kiwi puppet. Kiwis are also shy, she says, and encourages him to play with the puppet. The next day brings a different puppet, the following day another, and each one gives Rua the courage to participate in the other children's activities. Finally, at the end of the week a new girl starts school, and she is very shy. Rua takes her the puppet box. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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When Rua started at his new kindergarten, he felt whakama, until his teacher introduced him to the characters in the Puppet Box.

Picture story book for children in Māori.

New Zealand author.

When Rua begins kindergarten he is very shy, so his teacher introduces him to a kiwi puppet. Kiwis are also shy, she says, and encourages him to play with the puppet. The next day brings a different puppet, the following day another, and each one gives Rua the courage to participate in the other children's activities. Finally, at the end of the week a new girl starts school, and she is very shy. Rua takes her the puppet box. Suggested level: junior, primary.

Suggested level: junior, primary.

Text in Māori.

Storylines Joy Cowley Award, 2006.

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