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Sina's busy day ;

Dahlia Malaeulu

Picture book

Sina's up early , she has a very busy day ahead. Her day begins with cheerful greetings to her family, friends, her rugby coach and whoever she meets all through the day.

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My first book of animals = Manu

Katie Kool

Picture book

Introduces the Samoan words for different kinds of animals.

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My first book of words = Upu

Katie Kool

Picture book

A bilingual book of Samoan and English words.

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My first book of numbers = Numera

Katie Kool

Picture book

Each page has a picture of a number of objects and the corresponding numeral for very young children.

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Opposites in Samoan with English translations

Gerard Aflague

Picture book

"Children will learn concepts such as big and small, short and tall, hot and cold, clean and dirty, left and right, and so much more with vivid imagery."--Back cover.

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Head, shoulders, knees and toes in Samoan

Gerard Aflague

Book

"Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in Samoan is a cute book that engages children to learn a language in a fun and colorful way. Let Peau and Vasa take you on an adventure through the colorful backdrop of the tropics. From the warm, blue ocean waters to the lush...

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Of course you can! = Se e te mafaia!

Karen Hinge

Book

Jeremy, a young boy who uses a wheelchair, is nervous about starting at his new school, but the other children encourage him to take part in their activities.

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Losi the Giant fisherman

Dahlia Malaeulu

Book

Losi the Giant was the greatest fisherman across all the moana. A mischievous and loyal friend to sea creatures and all humans, Losi will always be remembered as the hero who brought taro, the food of the Gods’, to Earth.

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More than 100 words in Samoan

Usha Cervantes

Picture book

"This delightful Samoan-English word book is ideal for learning simple first words in Samoan. The everyday scenes are filled with detail and will help children build up a basic Samoan vocabulary. Each word has a picture and word label in both English and...

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Ua ou sauni mo le aoga

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Samoan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Samoan. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The New Zealand...

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Tatou sauni mo le aoga

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Samoan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Samoan. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The New Zealand...

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O le lalolagi o lo'o si'omia ai tatou = The world around us

Katie Kool

Book

"It's a big wide world out there, full of curiosities and wonderments that catch the eyes of Kiwi kids. This latest book from the dynamic duo of Katie Kool and Cindy Tan showcases delightful illustrations of familiar items with their English and Samoan words....

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'O fea tamā? = Where is dad?

Falefitu Tony Laulu

Book

Aiafi, the main character of this story wakes up most days without seeing her Dad. Aiafi's father leaves home for work long before she wakes up. In this story, Aiafi learns why her Dad works so much and gets the answer to her question, 'Where is Dad' / 'O fea...

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Le taua o le tuugamau

Ashok Kumawat

Book

Tupu Shatrudev o Lalpur manao e pule i le atoa lalolagi. O ia o se sili malosi tupu ma sauaina le lautele lautele i le tele o itu. Ona o lana autau toatele, e leai se tupu e mafai ona manumalo ia te ia i le taua. Ua ia faoa le konetineta o Europa ma Asia....

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My first Samoan alphabet book

Picture book

Resources to teach young children words in Samoan, the language spoken in the Samoa islands.

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Pālemia

Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi

Book

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O a'u o le Samoa

Falefitu Tony Laulu

Picture book

"It is Tailevai's first time to Samoa where he meets his Papa and Nana for the first time. In the first few moments of his time in Samoa, Tailevai quickly realizes that he isn't very confident in speaking or understanding Samoan. He however learns a very...

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Fale Samoa

Dahlia Malaeulu

Book

"Come join Tomasi and his friends as they take a magical ride to learn more about Fale Samoa, and why they are so important in Samoan culture."--Publisher description.

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