All About Kiwiana
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||210 x 265|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Children's & young adult: general non-fiction / General knowledge & trivia (Children's/YA)|
Kiwiana celebrates items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially iconic Kiwi elements from around the middle of the 20th century. Many evoke a sense of nostalgia and are seen as contributing to our national identity.
Dave Gunson introduces Kiwi kids to the farmers black singlet and gumboots, buzzy bee toy, Edmonds sure to rise cookbook and Yates Garden Guide, and he also references the haka, hangi and our native plants and animals, alongside giant town signs, lollies like jaffas, jet planes and pineapple lumps and, of course, Tip Top hokey-pokey icecream!
Dave Gunson is a prolific writer and illustrator of children’s books. His highly successful colour-illustrated All About series - which includes Birds, Insects, Plants, Seashore, Sea Life, Wildlife of the Past, Freshwater Life and Garden Wildlife – is published by New Holland. Dave has also produced a bestselling Read, Colour and Keep natural history colouring-in book series, and two activity books for children, NZ Wildlife Activity Book and NZ Nature Activity Book. Recently joining the list are Eekily, Sneakily and Twinkle Tickle little Star both illustrated by Dave.