Author(s): Donovan Bixley
"Nga wira o te pahi ka taka huri huri ..." E mohio whanuitia ana tenei waiata. Engari, inaianei kei te haere te pahi huri noa i to tatou whenua ataahua o Aotearoa nei, a, ka mohio pea koe ki etahi o nga kaieke: a Kiwi, a Hoiho, a Tuatara, a Piwakawaka, a wai atu, a wai atu. Ekea te pahi, waiatatia mai! He parekareka tenei pukapuka pikitia ma te kohungahunga na Donovan Bixley, koia nei tetahi o nga kaita pikitia e tino kaingakautia ana ki Aotearoa nei, ko etahi o ana pukapuka atu, ko TE PAMU O KORO MEKETANARA [OLD MACDONALD'S FARM] me te LOOKY BOOK, he mea tino hokohoko atu i Aotearoa nei. With the same gorgeous illustrations as the original book, the te reo Maori translation retains the humour and vibrancy of the classic English-language edition. Translated by Ross Calman.
Donovan Bixley is an award-winning illustrator and designer. He has illustrated more than 100 stories and book covers as well as over 50 books, including HARRY HOBNAIL AND THE PUNGAPEOPLE by beloved New Zealand author Barry Crump and the bestselling books THE WHEELS ON THE BUS and OLD MACDONALD'S FARM. He has also written and illustrated half a dozen books of his own, including FAITHFULLY MOZART which won the Top Junior Fiction Prize at the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults in 2015. www.donovanbixley.com