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The Curioseum : collected stories of the odd & marvellous

Author: Adrienne Jansen
Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Te Papa Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : Biography : English
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What happens when you take 22 of New Zealand's best children's story writers and let them loose 'backstage' at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa? We invited authors from around the country to choose one of the museum's taonga (treasures) as a starting point for an imaginative journey. The result is a truly original compendium of stories and poems for children with spirited, original illustrations from the  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne Jansen
ISBN: 9781877385926 1877385921
OCLC Number: 874564332
Notes: What happens when you take 22 of New Zealand's best children's story writers and let them loose 'backstage' at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa? We invited authors from around the country to choose one of the museum's taonga (treasures) as a starting point for an imaginative journey. The result is a truly original compendium of stories and poems for children with spirited, original illustrations from the award-winning Sarah Laing.
Awards: Winner of PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Cover 2015.
Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Children's Book 2015.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction / Adrienne Jansen --
Puss puss puss / Joy Cowley --
Things from other places / Jo Randerson --
Samurai Takeshi's return / Ant Sang --
The Saurus / Marisa Maepu --
The beaded purse / Mandy Hagar --
Kiore whispers / Paora Tibble --
Monster Fish / Francis Samuel --
A doll for the captain / Elizabeth Knox --
Sa-li / Phillip Mann --
Spineless / Raymond Huber --
The fold-away boy / Kyle Mewburn --
Who am I? / Fusiata Avia --
A dog's tale / John McCrystal --
Soldiers / Dave Armstrong --
The fantail / Margaret Mahy --
Puki, mum and me / Anatonio Te Maisha --
The flyaway hat / Barbara Else --
Te papa bike makeover / James Brown --
Rupe and the kuri / Moira Wairama --
Bear Diaries / Emily Hunter --
The demon in the village / Tusi Tamasese --
Magnitude / Bill Manhire --
Curious objects and curious people.
Responsibility: edited by Adrienne Jansen.

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eng-NZ22 extraordinary writers, weird and wonderful museum objects. and fantastic tales for kids.  Read more...

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