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The Pipi Swing

The Pipi Swing - Sarona Aiono-Iosefa, Bruce Potter

APA Citation: 

Aiono-Iosefa, S., & Potter, B. (2007). The pipi swing. Auckland, N.Z.: Reed.

 

Annotation: 
A picture book for Children: A story of a Samoan girl whose grandparents teach her how to have fun again after her father, their son dies, in spite of their own grief.
 
Author Information: 
Sarona Aiono-Iosefa is a Christchurch-born Samoan. She has a Certificate in Journalism and Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, and currently works as a senior writer for Health Education Trust.
 
Awards:
Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Picture Book 2006.
 
Target Audience: reading level 3.2
 
Genre: Picture Book/ Fiction 
 
Interest: Prek- 4th grade, Samoan culture, family values, heritage, loss