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Tongan heroes

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    Pasifika heroes (Series)

  • Description

    "Tongan Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Tongan ancestry. It includes legends like Muni and Kavaoanu; historical figures such as Queen Salote Tupou III and Professor Futa Helu; and contemporary heroes like Manu Vatuvei, Jonah Lomu, The Jets, and Dr Konai Helu Thaman. The book is written to inspire young Tongans, to encourage reading and promote literacy. The book is illustrated by Samoan comic book artist, Michel Mulipola."-- Publisher's website.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    GN671.T5 RIL (Library of Congress Call Number)

    87447 (Cat ID)

    87295 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Tongan heroes
  • Other Name

    Pasifika heroes (Series)

  • Primary Maker

    Michel Mulipola (Illustrator)

    David Riley (Author)

  • Contributor/Publisher
    Reading Warrior
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    132 pages : colour illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 x 24 cm

  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Edition/State/Version
    First edition
  • Subject Category
  • Content
    The first Tongans -- King George Tupou! -- Valerie Adams -- His brother's keeper -- Queen Salote Tupou III -- Dr Viliami Tangi -- The first Tu'i Tonga -- Pita Vi -- Haloti Ngata -- The legend of the scar faced orphan hero -- Professor 'Ilaisa Futa 'I Ha'angana Helu -- Emeline Afeaki-Mafile'o -- A Polynesian love story -- Tonga 'Haku' Fifita -- Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva -- The first kava circle -- Sister Malia Tuifu'a -- John Tui -- The marvel universe of Tonga -- Hon. Baron Vaea -- Manu Vatevei -- No mean feet -- The Jets -- 'Otolose and Saloni Maea -- Lord Ve'ehala -- The secret cave -- Jonah Tali Lomu -- Dr Konai Helu Thaman -- Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi -- Professor Epeli Hau'ofa -- Kamelia Lino Zarka.
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Tonga--History--Juvenile literature]

    Includes bibliographical references.

  • Collection Type
    Reading Room
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023

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