Maranga Mai!

Get Up!

This is the first book in the Te Reo Singalong series – and still one of the favourites with younger children.

They love joining in with the real animal noises on the song. Children also love the large illustrations of the farm animals.

Some little ones have even been known to insist on sleeping with this book!

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Written by Sharon Holt and illustrated by Deborah Hinde

$24.99 incl. GST

1 in stock

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Maranga Mai! includes:

  • Repetitive sentence structure: “He aha te tangi a te ….?” (what is the sound of the …?
  • Vocabulary for farm animals
  • English translation
  • List of activity ideas to make this much more than a fun book to do on the mat!
  • Picture glossary
  • Guitar chords
  • Singalong CD which turns the book into a catchy song

Curriculum Links for Maranga Mai!
Tikanga: We have a responsibility to look after animals.
Learning intention: Children understand oral language and use it for a range of purposes.
Te Whāriki: Links to Strand 4, goal 2: children develop verbal communication skills for a range of purposes.
Te Aho Arataki Marau: Links to 3.1: communicate about habits.

What others say about Maranga Mai:

“One of the best gifts my daughter received for her first birthday was a copy of Maranga Mai. We enjoyed this book so much that we have since bought four others in the Te Reo Singalong series. They’re all fantastic. The simple yet clever songs make learning new words fun and easy, and the books are beautifully illustrated too.” ~ Julia Masters, mum

Sharon HoltKiwi author Sharon Holt

Find out more about Sharon and the Te Reo Singalong series on Sharon’s author page.


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