Finalist in the 2021 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults – Wright Family Foundation Te Kura Pounamu Award for Te Reo Māori.
2022 IBBY Honour List for Translation (New Zealand). These books are considered to be outstanding for the quality of writing, illustration and translation. Important considerations in selecting the Honour List titles are that the books represent the best in children’s literature from each country, and that the books are recommended as suitable for publication throughout the world.
Dr Hinemoa Elder, MBChB, FRANZCP, PhD ~ “An exquisitely moving read. This book will help empower our tamariki mokopuna.”
Stacey Morrison ~ “He huia kaimanawa tēnei pukapuka, he tino rauemi hoki, hei āwhina i ngā tamariki, me ngā whānau katoa. Ka titia ēnei kōrero ki te ngākau.”
Meet the Kiwi author and illustrator
Rebekah Lipp and Craig Phillips are the creative duo at indie Kiwi publishing enterprise Wildling Books. Find on more on their profile page.