One Weka Went Walking - Kate Preece
This is one of those 'wow' books, that you can't help lingering over. The illustrations are stunning and we had to stop for a moment and take time out of our day to enjoy! Karen
A curious weka explores the Chatham Islands, meeting some of New Zealand’s most endangered birds – from the tiny black robin to one of the world’s rarest seabirds.
A stunningly illustrated children’s book led by a weka’s curiosity. Did you know that a third of New Zealand’s rare and endangered bird species are on the Chatham Islands? Books based on the Chatham Islands are few and far between. Here is one that will endear children to an ever-present island native, the Buff weka, as well as a collection of other local birds. It will also serve to pique the interest of older readers with surprising facts and true-to-life illustrations.