the whale rider

The Whale Rider

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Author: Witi Ihimaera

Product details
For ages 12-17
Format Hardback | 144 pages
Publication date 28 May 2019
Publisher Pearson Education Limited

SKU: 9780435131081 Category:


A mystical story of Maori culture The birth of a daughter, Kahu, breaks the lineage of a Maori tribe. Rejected by her grandfather, Kahu develops the ability to communicate with whales, echoing those of the ancient Whale Rider after whom she was named.

This magical and mythical novel tells of the conflict between tradition and heritage, from the perspective of Kahu’s grandfather, and Kahu’s destiny to secure the tribe’s future. Age 11+ Ideal for studying multi-cultural texts, gender and environmental issues.

“He loved them deeply, but sometimes love becomes a power game between the ambitions that parents have for their children and the ambitions that children have for themselves.”

Additional information

Weight 198 g
Dimensions 190 × 130 × 10 mm


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