Collins Big Cat - The Battle of Kupe and Te Wheke: A Māori Tale: Band 13/Topaz

Paperback

Find out all about how New Zealand was made in this traditional Māori creation story. As the heroic Kupe and mythical octopus, Te Wheke, battle it out on the open seas, it’s impossible to tell who’ll be victorious. As the drama builds in this legend of good over evil, a new land is created, and the fascinating ancient Māori culture is explored.

Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate.

Text type: A traditional tale from another culture

Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions

This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

RRP: £7.00

ISBN

978-0-00-814716-7

Publication Date

05-01-2016

Format

Paperback

Pages

32 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Author

Leonie Agnew, Illustrated by Fausto Bianchi, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat

Product Description

Find out all about how New Zealand was made in this traditional Māori creation story. As the heroic Kupe and mythical octopus, Te Wheke, battle it out on the open seas, it’s impossible to tell who’ll be victorious. As the drama builds in this legend of good over evil, a new land is created, and the fascinating ancient Māori culture is explored.

Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate.

Text type: A traditional tale from another culture

Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions

This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

ISBN

978-0-00-814716-7

Publication Date

05-01-2016

Format

Paperback

Pages

32 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

Find out all about how New Zealand was made in this traditional Māori creation story. As the heroic Kupe and mythical octopus, Te Wheke, battle it out on the open seas, it’s impossible to tell who’ll be victorious. As the drama builds in this legend of good over evil, a new land is created, and the fascinating ancient Māori culture is explored.

Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate.

Text type: A traditional tale from another culture

Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions

This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there are reading notes in the back, comprehensive teaching and assessment support and ebooks available.

Collins Big Cat is a whole-school reading programme that provides complete support for primary reading. Children will become fluent readers through hundreds of high-quality fiction and non-fiction banded books by award-winning authors and illustrators. In-depth teaching resources support you in developing and assessing key reading skills at all stages from early reading through to phonics, to guided, whole-class and independent reading for more confident readers.

Author

Leonie Agnew, Illustrated by Fausto Bianchi, Prepared for publication by Collins Big Cat