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Aesop's Kiwi fables, paintings, Ray Ching ; introduction by Richard Wolfe

Label
Aesop's Kiwi fables
Title
Aesop's Kiwi fables
Statement of responsibility
paintings, Ray Ching ; introduction by Richard Wolfe
Creator
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this collection, newly painted for this book, Ray Ching's drawing and painting skills, familiar to New Zealanders through his widely seen paintings of birds, are imaginatively engaged in an altogether new expression of Aesop's Fables. The stories have left their origins in Greece and ancient Europe and set off to the distant isles of New Zealand. Now, the tales are told by the inhabitants of these islands, mostly birds, who take the place of the more traditional players - Tui are as smart as Crows, and Tuatara is as dogged as the Tortoise, to successfully win his race over Possum. An introduction by Richard Wolfe gives an insight into the work and art of Ray Ching and a brief history of Aesop's fables in publication." --Bookdepository.co.uk
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Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
398.2452
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Aesop's Kiwi fables, paintings, Ray Ching ; introduction by Richard Wolfe
Label
Aesop's Kiwi fables, paintings, Ray Ching ; introduction by Richard Wolfe
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"In this collection, newly painted for this book, Ray Ching's drawing and painting skills, familiar to New Zealanders through his widely seen paintings of birds, are imaginatively engaged in an altogether new expression of Aesop's Fables. The stories have left their origins in Greece and ancient Europe and set off to the distant isles of New Zealand. Now, the tales are told by the inhabitants of these islands, mostly birds, who take the place of the more traditional players - Tui are as smart as Crows, and Tuatara is as dogged as the Tortoise, to successfully win his race over Possum. An introduction by Richard Wolfe gives an insight into the work and art of Ray Ching and a brief history of Aesop's fables in publication." --Bookdepository.co.uk
Control code
14297363
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Dimensions
19 x 25 cm.
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Extent
226 p.
Isbn
9781869538453
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO609612
  • (NLNZils)1562114
  • (Nz)14297363
  • (OCoLC)812407808

Library Locations

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      4 The Square, Palmerston North, 4410, NZ
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