This gentle tale about celebrating Matariki, the Māori New Year, also includes an explanation of Matariki – it's origins, traditions and how it is celebrated today. The constellation is also shown, with the Māori names for each star. The text contains some simple words in Te Reo Māori alongside the English equivalent.
Nikki Slade Robinson has been an illustrator and author for many years. Most of all she loves drawing for children and has illustrated over sixty children's books and readers. For Duck Creek Press she has also written and illustrated the very popular Muddle & Mo and The Roadman Boogie.