Erin Eitter Kono
Gorgeous illustrations fill this bedtime book that instantly draw both parent and child into a world of hula, swaying palm trees and towering volcanoes. Music and dance wrap their way around a mother and baby as many of the meaningful traditions of Hawaiian culture are gently and simply explained.
What does “aloha” and the aloha spirit mean? Why does the mother call her little one “keiki”? And how can a gourd called an ipu be a drum? Simple enough for the tiniest child but rich enough for older readers, this is beautiful book is a marvelous journey to a memorable Hawaiian paradise.
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