Monthly Archives: October 2023

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Classic of New Zealand and Pacific writing returns in new edition

Vikings of the Sunrise by Te Rangi Hīroa (Sir Peter Buck) Foreword by Paora Tapsell One of the greatest accounts ever of Pacific settlement returns to print this week, with a new foreword, in our New Zealand Classics series. Truly a masterpiece of Pacific studies, Vikings of the Sunrise  marks an attempt by the great Te Rangi Hīroa (Sir Peter Buck) to convey to a general reader ‘the settlement of Polynesia by a stone-age people who deserve to rank among the world’s great navigators.’ 

2023-10-17T07:24:45+13:00October 17th, 2023|Māori, Polynesia|

New book empowers visually impaired character and celebrates diversity

Lucky Me  Lawrence Schimel Illustrated by Juan Camilo Mayorga  Publishing for World Sight Day and Blind Low Vision Week, Lucky Me tells the story of a boy who feels very lucky to have a brother like Mateo — who is visually impaired.

2023-10-11T23:49:16+13:00October 11th, 2023|Children's books, Diversity|