The Troll & the Taniwha by Norsewood NZ author Lyn McConchie

The Troll and the Taniwha Author Lyn McConchie Norsewood NZ

SKU: TROLL003

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Background

These delightful picture books feature very human characters that have adventures and experiences children can identify with. They feature a friendly Scandinavian troll Olaf, who lives in the troll capital of the southern hemisphere, Norsewood. The books have featured twice on television and are popular around New Zealand and overseas.

The Troll & the Taniwha by Norsewood NZ author Lyn McConchie, illustrated by Judith Giddens

This story is about a school holiday pastime common to many New Zealand children spending time in a local creek. A taniwha persuades Olaf that learning to swim is important. Local kaumatua from the community were involved to ensure the taniwha form and behaviour were appropriate. The book is an effort to celebrate aspects of both Scandinavian and Maori culture. The theme of this story is don't assume because a person is disabled they can't do something. Everyone should learn to swim.

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    Background

    These delightful picture books feature very human characters that have adventures and experiences children can identify with. They feature a friendly Scandinavian troll Olaf, who lives in the troll capital of the southern hemisphere, Norsewood. The books have featured twice on television and are popular around New Zealand and overseas.

    The Troll & the Taniwha by Norsewood NZ author Lyn McConchie, illustrated by Judith Giddens

    This story is about a school holiday pastime common to many New Zealand children spending time in a local creek. A taniwha persuades Olaf that learning to swim is important. Local kaumatua from the community were involved to ensure the taniwha form and behaviour were appropriate. The book is an effort to celebrate aspects of both Scandinavian and Maori culture. The theme of this story is don't assume because a person is disabled they can't do something. Everyone should learn to swim.

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    Current Stock:
    SKU: TROLL003
    Weight: 0.20 KGS
    Width: 21.00 (cm)
    Height: 30.00 (cm)
    Depth: 0.50 (cm)
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