Birds bring mayhem
There’s a Tui in our Teapot, He Tu¯ i kei ro¯ Tipa¯ ta, by Dawn McMillan, illustrated By Nikki Slade Robinson, Ma¯ ori text by Ngaere Roberts. Pratia Books, $24.99
Bilingual bird mayhem cames to Nan’s kitchen when a tui is discovered in the teapot. But that’s not all!
Turn the page and you will find a takahe is using Nan’s toaster and a kea is feasting on her kiwifruit.
All our favourite Kiwi birds feature in this hilarious tale.
There’s also a fun spread at the end hat shares facts about the 16 native birds featured.
Rhyming text in both English and Maori with bright, colourful illustrations . . . this is a treat for both adults and kids alike.