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Paratene, Rawiri

Works: 4 works in 6 publications in 3 languages and 10 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Folklore 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.I273, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rawiri Paratene
Paï( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paï l'élue d'un peuple nouveau by Niki Caro( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A douze ans, Paï est la petite fille du chef Koro. Celui-ci doit trouver le garçon qui sera digne de devenir son successeur. Paï se sent dotée des qualités particulières pour devenir chef Maori mais son grand-père, parce qu'elle est une fille, refuse de l'initier. Elle devra alors apprendre en cachette les rituels traditionnels afin de lui montrer qu'elle est à la hauteur du légendaire "Whale Rider", le cavalier des mers
Whale rider jing qi shi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possess a natural leadership ability
The whale rider by Witi Ihimaera( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.80 (from 0.29 for The whale ... to 0.91 for Paï ...)

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Alternative Names
Paratene Raziri