Author(s): Kat Merewether (Translated by Pānia Papa)
* A superb book from a well known author and illustrator.* A simple celebration of the parent/child bond written for young children with a story parents can enjoy and relate to.* Amazing, detailed, vibrant illustrations with wee native gems hidden throughout the book.* The Kuwi the Kiwi(TM) series is a proud supporter of Kiwis for Kiwi Trust donating 20 cents from each book sale to support kiwi conservation projects in New Zealand. The series has donated over $10,000 to Kiwi's for Kiwi so far.Kat Merewether's first title in the series, 'Kuwi's First Egg', has featured on the in the overall Nielsen Bestsellers List for Children's and Teens for the 2015 year. The English version of the book , 'Kuwi's Huhu Hunt was shortlisted for the 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Her title 'Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi' won the Children's Choice Award in the 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
Kat Merewether's passion for all things children's books and illustration is apparent throughout all her works to date.Gaining inspiration and critique from her own three, sparkling offspring, her honest accounts from a birds eye view are endearing to readers of all ages. She is quintessentially Kiwi, which erupts through her quirky illustrations, on which she spends thirty plus hours for each delicious spread.Kat extends herself to play an ambassador role for the very appropriately chosen, Kiwis for kiwis, which supports human Kiwis to support native kiwi conservation projects, New Zealand wide.