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New book: Going to Te Papa | Asiasiga ‘i le Falemata‘aga i Te Papa

An appealing board book that develops Samoan language and cultural knowledge

Going to Te Papa cover

By Dahlia Malaeulu

Publication date: May 2021
NZ RRP (incl. GST): $19.99
Extent: 28 pages
Format: Board book
ISBN: 978-0-9951384-6-9

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A beautiful board book for babies, toddlers and their families, featuring measina or treasures from Sāmoa in the collection of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

With warm and friendly text in both Samoan and English, and with rich cultural content, it is an excellent learning resource for the home and for schools.

Look inside the book here.

About the author

Dahlia Malaeulu is a Wellington-born Samoan author of Children’s Pasifika books and creator of Mila's Books. She is a passionate educator who enjoys creating stories that develop cultural confidence amongst tamaiti (children), fanau (families) and faiā‘oga (educators) within the home, schools and communities.

About the translator

Niusila Faamanatu-Eteuati is a lecturer in the School of Languages and Cultures, at Victoria University of Wellington.

Publication date: May 2021
NZ RRP (incl. GST): $19.99
Extent: 28 pages
Format: Board book
ISBN: 978-0-9951384-6-9

Buy the book here