Rona Moon (Ko Rona Māhina)

‘Everything looks so small from up here,’ said Rona.
‘I know,’ Whaea beamed. ‘Even the reasons we felt angry seem so little’

Rona Moon gets angry with everyone — her brother, her Nana and Papa — and then one night she calls the moon stupid!

Taken to meet her ancestor Whaea Rona on the moon, she learns a lesson in how to control her temper.

The beloved myth of Rona and the Moon comes to 21st-century Aotearoa in English and Māori in Tim Tipene’s sensitive telling, strikingly illustrated by Tai Tokerau artist Theresa Reihana. Translations by Stephanie Huriana Fong.


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Published originally in hardback in 2020 and reprinted soon after, Rona Moon/Ko Rona Māhina is now available in a quality paperback edition.

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Dimensions27 × 21 cm

Softcover edition

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Oratia Books

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