Old Hu-Hu (H/B)

Author(s): Kyle Mewburn

Picture books

Winner of the the Picture Book Category and Book of the Year New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2010. Everyone loved Old Hu-Hu. But nobody loved him quite as much as little Hu-Hu-Tu. This is a thoughtful tale of young Hu-Hu-Tu's search for understanding about what happened to his beloved Old Hu-Hu, who flew all the way to the moon (or so they said), then fell down dead. Sensitively written, this is a moving and beautifully illustrated story about losing someone dear. Storylines Notable Picture Book 2010. Also available in a Maori language edition First published 2009.


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Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Picture Book 2010 and New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Children's Book of the Year 2010. Shortlisted for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Picture Books 2010 and PANZ Book Design Awards: Children's Book 2010.

Kyle Mewburn is the award-winning writer of Kiss! Kiss! Yuck Yuck! Kyle continues to explore new areas of literature for children. Rachel Driscoll is the illustrator of the beautiful Margaret Beames story The Mouse That Danced. Rachel and her partner Michael Greenfield work together on the design of the book to ensure that the typography is just as special as the artwork.

General Fields

  • : 9781869438975
  • : Scholastic New Zealand Limited
  • : Scholastic New Zealand
  • : August 2009
  • : 265mm X 215mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kyle Mewburn
  • : Hardback
  • : 1-Oct
  • : Rachel Driscoll
  • : 823.2
  • : 4-7
  • : 32
  • : Picture storybooks; Suicide, death & bereavement
  • : colour illustrations