Ko Te Wai, ko Tama me te marama / Linda Tuhiwai Smith ; nā Isobel Joy Te Aho-White.

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Published: Wellington : Huia Publishers, 2023.
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Summary:"In this Māori language story, Te Wai's mum is very ill, and Tama's mum struggles to make ends meet, but Te Wai's got a big imagination and is determined to make the day better. The friends plan a trip to the moon, and they wait at the bus stop for the spaceship. Each time the bus arrives, someone they know gets off, and they share something to eat with the children. That evening, Aunty Cherrie takes them [to] look at the moon and stars and tells them how people's spirits become stars when they die. Te Wai understands this will not be long for her mum. Some days later, her tangi takes place, and Te Wai is surrounded by the caring support of her whānau, her community and Tama"--Publisher information.
Physical Description:1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 20 cm
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Notes:Picture story book for children.
Bib#: 3287888