Let’s Celebrate Matariki

Let’s Celebrate Matariki will inspire a young child’s learning and increase his appreciation in his identity, family, extended family, community and culture. Teachers and parents can use this picture book to teach children ages 2 to 8 about race, humanity, culture, inclusion, and kindness.

The book celebrates Māori culture through the lens of the lunar new year observation called Matariki. Repetitive text starts each two-page spread, lyrical verse follows each statement, elaborating on the meaning. This rich text paired with illustrations culminates in a wonderful book that will show children worldwide about Māori traditions of family, food, culture and love.

The book contains captivating illustrations filled with fun action words and Māori proverbs. The backmatter includes a glossary of Māori terms used.

Great for bedtime stories, group reading, and one-on-one.