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Mā Wai e Hautū? - Board Book

$19.50 NZD

A new play on the fable of the tortoise and the hare in te reo Māori, this is a joyful interactive book for drivers of all ages.

Who’s driving the fire engine? Mā Arewhana! He is driving to the fire station. Toot toot, toot toot! Who’s driving the racing car? Mā Rāpeti! He’s driving to the racing track. Vroo-oom! But who gets there first? Mā Ngeru? Mā Kakīroa, in her convertible? No, it’s the turtle, on his little legs.

Ideal for speakers and learners of te reo Māori, this is a perfect book to share with active toddlers, with puzzle-solving, interaction and humour.


  • Written and Illustrated by Leo Timmers
  • Reader Age: 0-2 year
  • Published by Gecko Press


Leo Timmers was born in Belgium in 1970. Trained in graphic design, he illustrates for Belgian magazines and papers as well as illustrating picture books.


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