HĀPATA by Robyn Belton Robyn Belton, translated into te reo Maori by Ross Calman

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Robyn Belton’s heart-warming, beautifully illustrated story, this true-life adventure, has now been translated into te reo Māori.

Hāpata te kurī māia o te moana is the true story about a small dog who lived by the sea. Everybody loved him, but the person who loved him most was Tim. One fine day, an excited Hāpata set off on a boat with Tim’s father, heading for the Marlborough Sounds. What no one knew, however, was that the weather would soon turn rough and Hāpata would be thrown into the biggest adventure of his life.

Having sold over 40,000 since release, this title is sure to continue to delight children, their parents, teachers and librarians for many more years to come.

Reading Age: 5 to 9 years good for developing te reo Maori

RRP: Picture book format paperback cover NZ19.99.

Publisher: Potton and Burton New Zealand

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