Some selected Cook Islands kids' books from our Pacific collection.
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Collection of eight illustrated legends from the Cook Islands. Set in a mythological time known as Avaiki, these stories tell of brave men and women, mystical mountains, powerful gods and majestic sea creatures.
Simple illustrations and text introduce the Cook Islands Māori alphabet.
Cook Islands Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers with Cook Islands ancestry. It includes legends like Ina, Maui, Ngaru and Ru, historical figures, and contemporary heroes too.
Learn to count in Cook Islands Māori!
A reader for children in Cook Islands Māori.
A young girl describes what happens to her grandmother's gardenia flowers after they fade.
This delightful story from the Cook Islands shows just how beautiful the traditional lei can be, and how special the wearer can feel with one.
Mana describes his life on Aitutaki and community preparations for celebrating Gospel Day, when church groups join together to sing hymns, and perform dramas and dance.
All the grannies who come to the punanga reo do special things. Some sew tivaevae, some plant flower gardens and some make beautiful èi but Granny Manea is special. She sings and plays the ukulele and everyone loves her.
A classic Cook Islands children's reader on a long voyage.
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