Pakupaku Piwakawaka

Pakupaku Pīwakawaka is told through the eyes of a bold yet endearing fantail who is is a child of the god Tane and serves as protector of his forest.

As each predator attempts to enter the forest, Pīwakawaka greets them with his distinctive tweet.


The intruders must explain themselves, and it is determined who will be sent away and who will remain.

Written by Marion Day and illustrated by Anna Evans

$24.99 incl. GST

4 in stock

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Pakupaku Pīwakawaka is a creative non-fiction picture book in Marion’s nature series. It is beautifully illustrated by New Zealand artist Anna Evans and teaches children about the predators of our native forest through the eyes of a bold yet enduring fantail. It begins with an information page about pīwakawaka and ends with one about what kids can do to help protect our forests.

For children aged 4-7.

Marion DayKiwi author Marion Day

Find out more about Picton-based author Marion Day on her author page.

Additional information

Dimensions25 × 20.5 × 3 cm

Softcover edition



Page count


Published by

AM Publishing New Zealand


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