Grandpa’s Siapo

Grandpa and Luka share the same birthday and today they get to celebrate it with the whole ‘āiga. Grandpa is also a storyteller and surprises his grandchildren with a Samoan Siapo that tells a very special story about Sāmoa’s journey to independence.

Grandpa and Luka share the same birthday and today they get to celebrate it with the whole ‘āiga. Grandpa is also the storyteller of the
family and surprises his grandchildren with a Samoan Siapo that tells a very special story about Sāmoa’s journey to
independence.

Launching 14th May 2022

RRP: $25.00 (NZD)


*Released in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Sāmoa’s independence and to help meet the need for more Pacific history resources.
*The only picture story book in the world that introduces readers to historical events in Sāmoa and key Samoan figures who helped Sāmoa to become the first Pacific island nation to gain independence in 1962.
*Develops cultural understandings and knowledge around colonisation and New Zealand’s historical ties with Sāmoa in a safe and accessible way.
*Beautiful illustrations help to visually engage readers while promoting discussion and further inquiry.
*Includes a historical timeline of Sāmoa’s journey to independence with
authentic images.
*Ideal for 10+ year old children, their families and educators.

AVAILABLE FROM:
In NZ:
*General Public: Lagi Routes from the Pacific
*Schools, Libraries & Retailers: Wheelers Books

Internationally Grandpa’s Siapo, alongside our entire Mila’s My Aganu’u Series will be available in ebook and paperback format via Amazon.

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