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The Whale Rider (Large Print)

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Product description

Eight - year - old Kahu craves her great - grandfather's love and attention. But he is focused on his duties as chief of a Maori tribe in Whangara, on the East Coast of New Zealand - a tribe that claims descent from the legendary 'whale rider'. In every generation since the whale rider, a male has inherited the title of chief. But now there is no male heir - there's only kahu. She should be the next in line for the title, but her great - grandfather is blinded by tradition and sees no use for a girl. Kahu will not be ignored. And in her struggle she has a unique ally: the whale rider himself, from whom she has inherited the ability to communicate with whales. Once that sacred gift is revealed, Kahu may be able to re - establish her people's ancestral connections, earn her great - grandfather's attention - and lead her tribe to a bold new future.

Item details

Author(s):
Witi Ihimaera
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
200 mm x 255 mm x 454 g
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1459640861
ISBN-13:
9781459640863
Number of pages:
175
Publisher:
Read How You Want
Title:
The Whale Rider

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Eight - year - old Kahu craves her great - grandfather's love and attention. But he is focused on his duties as chief of a Maori tribe in Whangara, on the East Coast of New Zealand - a tribe that claims descent from the legendary 'whale rider'. In every generation since the whale rider, a male has inherited the title of chief. But now there is no male heir - there's only kahu. She should be the next in line for the title, but her great - grandfather is blinded by tradition and sees no use for a girl. Kahu will not be ignored. And in her struggle she has a unique ally: the whale rider himself, from whom she has inherited the ability to communicate with whales. Once that sacred gift is revealed, Kahu may be able to re - establish her people's ancestral connections, earn her great - grandfather's attention - and lead her tribe to a bold new future.

Author(s):
Witi Ihimaera
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
200 mm x 255 mm x 454 g
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1459640861
ISBN-13:
9781459640863
Number of pages:
175
Publisher:
Read How You Want
Title:
The Whale Rider

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