Meg A. Feather and The Forest Games
Hi Kaye and Mike
We received your book, it's really neat and we are very proud of it, I have been in contact with the Manager of Whitcoulls to order some for us as they will sell at the Centre. We have been very busy since the end of November, its just started to slow down, at long last, as you can see, Snoopy is still going very strong, he has a friend called Sparky who also has lost his foot to a Gin trap, Sparky lives at the Centre while Snoopy lives at our home.
Sparky plus a 10 day old Kiwi chick are on our live webcams, have a look, www.whangareinativebirdrecovery.org.nz we have also been showing a very young Wandering Albatross, great to hear from you and I hope all is going well over there for you both, keep in touch, all our best wishes.
Robert and Robyn Webb
Kiwi called 'Snoopy'
Mike and Kaye!
I have just finished reading Meg A Feather and the Forest Games
It is a sensational publication and addition to children's literature
It is interesting and intriguing. It is creative and clever. It is friendly and fun. It educates and illuminates. This will become essential reading for a generation of Kiwi kids.
Many thousands will drift off to sleep with images and ideas and echoes of the The Forest Games floating around in the video of their imagination
You two are just so creative and multi talented.
I am proud to call you friends
All the best and may the first hundred multiply into many, many thousands of sales. May it become an essential member of every library and school and bedroom book shelf in NZ!
I can see thousands of active little eyes constantly scanning the pages of your book, taking in the tremendous variety of images and along with their fascinated and discriminating gaze will come the wry smiles of the mums and dads who enjoy not only the illustrations, but also the word plays and clever lines.
What a great story! Thanks. My class really enjoyed the humour in it.......still doing the karate games! (You ninkinpoop!)
You must call in and sign our copy sometime!
Principle - Russell School
Meg A. Feather is one feisty, spunky kiwi chick.
She's just cycled around New Zealand on a bike made out of number 8 wire. Now she's saving the annual Forest Games from the dastardly deeds of stoats, weasels, rats, possums, feral cats and ferrets. And what an adventure it turns out to be!
From the High Jump to the ZigZag race, from the Tumbledown to the Kiwi Karate and more, it's bound to be a big night in more ways than one!
“A kiwi classic – once in our beaks, we wouldn't put it down” (The Knightly Kiwi)
“This is the best book my Dad's ever read to me. He's the 100-beak backstroke champion too” (Kevin Kiwi's son)
“Move over Winnie-the-Pooh, Meg's coming through… on her bike” (Kiwi chick)
“This book's got my hoot!” (Millicent Morepork, grandmother of 27 grandchicks)
Meg A Feather and the Forest Games Published by Moving Canvas
Copyright @ Kaye Fox and Mike Banks 2007
All rights reserved, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publishers.
Fox, Kaye (Kaye Eliza).
Meg A. Feather and the Forest Games
For Primary school aged children.
1. Kiwis - juvenile fiction. 2. Intercession - juvenile fiction
I. Banks, Mike (Michael John) 1958 - , II. Title A823.4
Illustrations created using watercolour.
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Printed at 3e Innovative
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