The Resource Dawn chorus : the legendary voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the fabled teller of fables : an Antipodean fantasy, by Ray Ching

Dawn chorus : the legendary voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the fabled teller of fables : an Antipodean fantasy, by Ray Ching

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Dawn chorus : the legendary voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the fabled teller of fables : an Antipodean fantasy
Title
Dawn chorus
Title remainder
the legendary voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the fabled teller of fables : an Antipodean fantasy
Statement of responsibility
by Ray Ching
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Language
eng
Summary
New Zealand's birds as you have never seen them before. World renowned artist Ray Ching has created a truly unique celebration of New Zealand's birds and landscapes. Magical, humorous and beautiful, this is the imagined story of Aesop's visit to Aotearoa New Zealand, described by its creator, Ray Ching, as an Antipodean Fantasy. Told in six parts, the story begins with The Arrival, in which the birds of New Zealand scramble to share the news of Aesop's visit. The second part, The Voyage, outlines Aesop's background and life before he journeys to New Zealand. The third part -- The Great Bathing -- looks at the preparations of the birds as they ready themselves for the concert they plan to give in Aesop's honour, while The Journeys illustrates some of the voyages the birds had to make to be there. Then there is The Concert itself, and once the birds have found suitable vantage points from which to watch the proceedings, the stories and songs begin. The final part, The Fables, follows Aesop as he travels the country making notes and writing fables based on the birds and animals he sees
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Dawn chorus : the legendary voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the fabled teller of fables : an Antipodean fantasy, by Ray Ching
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Dawn chorus : the legendary voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the fabled teller of fables : an Antipodean fantasy, by Ray Ching
Publication
Note
  • Script, art & book design: Ray Ching. Story, "The voyage" by Carolyn Ching
  • Sheet music on endpapers adapted from Poi song, from Karo, Maori song album. Auckland : arthur Eady, 1927
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15775131
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Dimensions
25 x 28 cm.
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245 pages
Isbn
9781869538910
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(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color);
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO657131
  • (OCoLC)897840067
  • (NZ-SMART)703496
  • (Nz)15775131

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