Winner of the 2021 Best Picture Book and Best First Book Awards - NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults
‘Kowhai first appeared from the golden glow of a beautiful flower... and her voice was the rain and the sea and the cry of a bird.’ Follow Kōwhai as she discovers a tiny seed’s hope to build a great forest.
Kowhai and the Giants is a beautiful children's book about the decimation of Aotearoa mighty forests following human habitation and the hope to rebuild. Discover Kowhai, small and alone, but brave. She brings about change and soon others follow her lead.
Kowhai and the Giants asks readers to embark on their own journey, and listen to all of their senses to natural surroundings. It is a wise, and beautifully illustrated story. For every book that is sold, $3 will be donated to Forest & Bird Aotearoa.