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BOOK - Kowhai and the Giants

Kōwhai first appeared from the golden glow of a beautiful flower... and her voice was the rain and the sea and the cry of a bird.’  Follow Kōwhai as she discovers a tiny seed’s hope to build a great forest.

Kōwhai and the Giants is a bitter/sweet story about the decimation of Aotearoa’s mighty forests following human habitation. But it is also a story of hope. While Kōwhai may be small and alone, her actions will bring about change and soon, she will be joined by others.  

Kōwhai and the Giants asks the reader to listen with all their senses to their natural surroundings and to discover Kōwhai’s call for themselves. A wise and beautifully told fable, its compelling narrative will kindle a desire to spend time in nature, search for seeds and to grow native plants and trees – a hopeful picture of the future for children aged four to ten and their caregivers. 


Kate Parker is the incredibly talented debut children's author behind this book. She's inspired to make a positive environmental change on the planet, doing what she can here in Aotearoa. 


DIMENSIONS: 165 x 220 mm
BIND: Hardcover