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The Resource The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera

The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera

Label
The whale rider
Title
The whale rider
Statement of responsibility
Witi Ihimaera
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
Eight-year old Kahu craves her great-grandfather's love and attention. But he's focused on his duties as Chief of a tribe that claims descent from the legendary "whale rider". In every generation since the whale rider, a male has inherited the title of chief. But now there is no male heir -- there's only Kahu. She should be next in line for the title, but her great-grandfather is blinded by tradition and sees no use for a girl. Kahu will not be ignored. And in her struggle she has a unique ally: the whale rider himself
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
PLAYA
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jay Laga'aia
Series statement
Playaway
Target audience
pre adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • "Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container
  • Previously released by Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd., p2004
  • "Bolinda Audio"--Container
  • "International Edition"--Container
  • "The triumphant novel that inspired the award-winning movie"--Container
  • In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.) with earphones and AAA battery
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3ocm11235157
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
International edition, Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 3 hr., 45 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781742143262
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
3550
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The whale rider, Witi Ihimaera
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • "Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container
  • Previously released by Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd., p2004
  • "Bolinda Audio"--Container
  • "International Edition"--Container
  • "The triumphant novel that inspired the award-winning movie"--Container
  • In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.) with earphones and AAA battery
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3ocm11235157
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
International edition, Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 3 hr., 45 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781742143262
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
3550
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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