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Gardiner, Deirdre

Overview
Works: 86 works in 168 publications in 4 languages and 1,500 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Music  Poetry  History  Genealogy  Children's songs  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.3.M278, [E]
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Publications about Deirdre Gardiner
Publications by Deirdre Gardiner
Most widely held works by Deirdre Gardiner
My wonderful aunt by Margaret Mahy( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Four episodes in the adventurous life of a wonderful aunt, who socializes with zoo animals, sails with a pirate, bakes pies you can wind up like music boxes, and builds a house in the forest
Te wao nui a T*ane by Hirini Melbourne( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in Maori and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A collection of waiata, some of which reproduce the sounds of birds and nature, using traditional M*aori instruments. The book contains lyrics in M*aori, with English translations and notes on the songs (p. 62-71)
Reading matters : (helping your child with reading) by Brian Cutting( Book )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
My wonderful aunt--story three by Margaret Mahy( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The adventurous life of a wonderful aunt who bakes the most amazing pies ever seen
How big is big? : maths rhymes to read together by Avelyn Davidson( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
He manu rangatira by Dick Grace( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in Maori and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Walking with her grandmother in the forest of Tane a small girl asks about the birds she hears. Her grandmother names them and explains their qualities
Kahukura and the sea fairies by Pauline Cartwright( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Searching for the meaning of an unfinished dream, which he knows has a special significance for his people, Kahukura sets out on a long journey northwards to the bay which holds the secret. Suggested level: junior, primary, intermediate
My wonderful aunt--story four by Margaret Mahy( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The adventurous life of a wonderful aunt who builds a house in the forest
Māmā by Piatarihi Yates( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A little boy describes how his mother can do anything. Suggested level: junior
Queen cat & other stories by Beverley Dunlop( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Skittles : maths rhymes to read together by Avelyn Davidson( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
I like the rain by Claude Belanger( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Includes lyrics for a song about the weather to be used for group singing
Te reo tīoriori o Manu by Hirini Melbourne( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Maori and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Manu wants to learn to sing and speak in Maori, but the other children laugh at his pronunciation. His Kuia Pare reassures him that things will get better, and that night Manu's dreams are filled with all the creatures of Tane's forest, who teach him how to sing sweetly and pronounce his words without tripping over his tongue. Suggested level: junior, primary
Pūtangitangi by Katarina Mataira( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A young Maori boy discovers two paradise ducks nesting, and observes them daily. When an out of season duck shooter kills one of the adult ducks, the boy and his parents work hard to save the eggs and chicks. Suggested level: junior, primary
Matthew's monsters by Sherryl Jordan( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Matthew encounters tigers, crocodiles, lions and a dinosaur on his way to fetch the mail. Suggested level: preschool, junior
Let's make music by Ron Bacon( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Rhymed suggestions about how to play music
He āporo mā hōiho by Henare Everitt( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in Maori and English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
He tino kuia taku kuia by Katarina Mataira( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Maori and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A little girl describes all the things that make her kuia special. Suggested level: junior
My wonderful aunt by Margaret Mahy( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The adventurous life of an unconventional aunt who, among other things, likes to try her hand at baking and who usually ends up feeding a crowd
He ohaaki nā ngā mātua tupuna ko Okahukura : the story of a Tuwharetoa wharepuni by Deirdre Gardiner( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gardiner, Te Maari
Languages
English (52)
Maori (14)
Rarotongan (2)
French (1)
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