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Koinei te whare na Haki i hanga

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    House that Jack built. Maori (Alternate title)

  • Description

    Uses the cumulative nursery rhyme, about the chain of events that started when Jack built a house, as a metaphor to illustrate the arrival and settlement of the European settlers in New Zealand during the early 19th century. Includes references to Maori folklore. A sophisticated picture book.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    PZ8.3 BIS (Library of Congress Call Number)

    87050 (Cat ID)

    86909 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents

Catalogue

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