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True story by world-renowned writer Joy Cowley about the beautiful rare white kiwi Manukura in picture book format for young children.

True story by world-renowned writer Joy Cowley about the beautiful rare white kiwi Manukura in picture book format for young children.

When a rare white kiwi was born in captivity at Pukaha Mount Bruce, Maori recognised this as something very special – a treasure and a sign of new beginnings.

In this beautiful picture book Joy Cowley tells the story of Manukura the little white kiwi and offers an uplifting message to all young New Zealanders.

With strikingly naturalistic illustrations by Bruce Potter, this is a treasure of a book that will be loved by generations to come.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781869798383

    October 5, 2012

    RHNZ Children's

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • Storylines Notable Picture Book Award
    2013
    Awarded
    Storylines Notable Picture Book

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Navigation: A Memoir
Snake and Lizard
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Ticket To The Sky Dance
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Mrs Wishy Washy's Farm
Silent One
The Silent One
Bow Down Shadrach

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