Pots For Sale: A Story From the Islands of Fiji (Children of the Pacific)

Author(s): Jill MacGregor

Pasifika | Fiji

In Fiji, Aqela learns how to make traditional pottery made by the women in her village  many years ago.


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New Zealand teachers will be familiar with the Pacific Island nation stories written by Jill MacGregor in the New Zealand School Journals. Her photographs capture children using environmental resources to maintain their traditions. This new series of books will encourage an understanding of children's daily life in Tonga, Fiji, and Tuvalu. The 'Children of the Pacific' series supports the Social Sciences and Technology learning areas within the New Zealand curriculum (Ministry of Education) Levels 1-3.

Jill lives on the Kapiti Coast where she was a school teacher for many years. She spent two years as a VSA teacher in Tonga in the 1990's. Since then Jill has travelled throughout the Pacific experiencing village life and joining in the numerous cultural happenings. The many School Journal stories she has written about children in the Pacific evolved from these experiences. This series reflects her belief that it is important to document cultural practices in a time of change.

General Fields

  • : 9780994145208
  • : Puriri Paddocks
  • : Puriri Paddocks
  • : April 2017
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jill MacGregor
  • : Paperback