I love a book that is interactive and encourages my children to think

Tall, Short, Tiny and a Pickle (NZ)

Ko Wai e Huna ana?

A te reo Māori edition of the best-selling Who’s Hiding?

Ko Wai e Huna ana?

Who’s hiding? Who’s crying? Who’s backwards? Look carefully! Is it dog, tiger, hippo, zebra, bear, reindeer, kangaroo, lion, rabbit, giraffe, monkey, bull, rhino, pig, sheep, hen, elephant, or cat?

Can you tell? Look again…18 fun-loving animals can be found on each question-posing page, sending readers into an up-close, attention-to-detail discovery.

Written by Satoru Onishi, translated by Paora Tibble

Cover image shown is from the board book edition.

  • Book Details

    Country of Origin Japan
    Reader Age 2-5 year
    Book Size

  • Reviews

    1. Waikato Times (NZ), August 2014

      Bright, bold, colourful and engaging … a delightful book, perfect for sharing with littlies aged 2 upwards and it may well be they will have less trouble mastering the language than the adults.

    2. Gisborne Herald (NZ), July 2014

      The text is simple, clear and easy to read, perfect for the recommended age group of three years old and above [and] a great resource for those learning Maori.

    3. Kiwi Families (NZ), July 2014

      This book is a particularly good way for children (and adults!) to learn the name of animals in Maori. It’s also a brilliant way to practice some basic Maori sentence structures.

    4. Tall, Short, Tiny and a Pickle (NZ), June 2014

      [It] is lovely, and has been well-received by my boys. This book is delightful, with adorable illustrations that hold a child’s attention for quite some time. It offers them a fun challenge, both with figuring out who they are looking for, and remembering the Maori name of each animal … I love a book that is interactive and encourages my children to think, and this fits the bill perfectly.

    5. The Golden Adventures of a Very Dark Horse, June 2014

      I love, love a kid’s book that is both entertaining and educational too, but in a gentle, unassuming way. This book is a big hit in our household.

    6. Book Trailers 4 Kids, June 2014

      This is great as a teaching tool for so many children who struggle with the concept of how facial expressions can tell us so much about each other [and] for anyone learning te reo Maori.

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