Lucas's Car

ISBN: 9780473605377

Author: Marie Munro    Publisher: Nana's Shed Books

Will thrill-seeking, speed king, Lucas, resist the temptation, or will he drive his car down the stairs? Find out in Marie Munro and Rachel Doragh’s fourth, fully bilingual New Zealand children’s picture book, translated by accredited Māori translator, Piripi Walker. Rachel Doragh’s dynamic illustrations incorporate related Māori words and phrases and bring the story to life in an authentic kiwi environment. Piripi Walker’s translation has kept the words simple and clear, so the rhythm is right, and each sentence flows when delivered aloud. Selling Points • Bilingual text (English and Māori). In line with Ministry of Education requirements for “Beginning to use te reo Māori Levels 1-2” (simple, short dialogues, phrases and sentences, simple questions. Simple reo Māori words, phrases, and sentences with some complex or less familiar reo Māori phrases and sentences). • Child-centred storyline about family relationships, an ethnically diverse group of friends, colours and an ever-present temptation. • Flowing, easy-to-read English text with literal Māori translation. • Colourful illustrations that are lots of fun and provide opportunities for conversations about family relationships, ethnicities, flora, fauna, colours and natural consequences. • Day-to-day New Zealand content. • English/Māori glossary for colours, and a simplified personal introduction that includes family relationships and friends. • Will appeal to children who enjoy playing with family and friends.

Bind: paperback

Pages: 28

Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm

Publication Date: 30-11-2021

Availability Date: 10-12-2021

Tags: New Release   January/February 2022   Childrens (All)

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