The Seven Kites of Matariki

Author(s): Calico McClintock

New Zealand Picture Books | Matariki resources

It was deep mid-winter and all through the village preparations were being made to farewell the old year and greet the new. For the first time ever, the seventh little sister, Ururangi, was big enough to make her own celebration kite. But when the seven sisters take the finished kites to fly them, the east wind whips them all away into the sky ...where they now appear as the stars of Matariki to welcome the Maori new year.


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Shortlisted forĀ the 2017 Picture Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults

General Fields

  • : 9781775434016
  • : Scholastic New Zealand Limited
  • : Scholastic New Zealand
  • : April 2016
  • : 25.00 cmmm
  • : May 2016
  • : March 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Calico McClintock
  • : Dominique Ford
  • : en