Search
  • OneTree House

It's Gagana Samoa i Aotearoa week!

Tālofa lava! Afio mai!


It's Gagana Samoa i Aotearoa week (Samoa Language Week) and we have five great Samoan and English bilingual titles to help you include Samoan into your home and classroom.



Mila's My Gagana Series #2: Isaia Says / Analia Asks - Dahlia Malaeulu / Darcy Solia, $25


2 books in 1! Introducing Samoan language within English language text in a way that makes the meaning clear to the reader of either language.


Isaia Says – is based on Simon Says but uses Samoan names for the actions, hop, run, clap, etc.

Analia Asks – Analia requests one food item after another, and thanks the giver each time. Eventually we find that she has been collecting the food to create a picnic for all to share. Introduces polite behavior, manners and food names.


 

Mila's My Gagana Series #2 : Sala's Surprise / Kuso's Clean - Dahlia Malaeulu / Darcy Solia, $25


2 books in 1! Introducing Samoan language within English language text in a way that makes the meaning clear to the reader of either language.


Sala’s Surprise – when Sala gets up in the morning, she puts on a range of colourful clothing. The result is a surprise to her family.


Kuso’s Clean – everyday, when Kuso gets home, he is very dirty and needs a bath. Introduces the names of parts of the body.



 

The Eleventh Sheep -  Kyle Mewburn / Claire Richards $40


The eleventh sheep is overlooked every night that Sian tries to go to sleep by counting sheep... until one

night!


This title is also available in Eng/Tongan, Eng/Hindi, Eng/Simplified Chinese and Eng/Māori. 








 

Moon Cow - Kyle Mewburn / Deirdre Copeland $40


Cow sees the moon as her best friend and tells her everything. 


This title is also available in Eng/Tongan, Eng/Hindi, Eng/Simplified Chinese and Eng/Māori. 










 

Black Dog - Pamela Allen $40

A story of friendship and the perils of yearning for more at the expense of what you have. 


This title is also available in Eng/Tongan, Eng/Hindi, Eng/Simplified Chinese and Eng/Māori. 




10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All