Mahi Tahi
(Work Together)

$24.99 incl GST

The children in this book dress up and work together to put on a show – culminating in a triumphant “hōmai kia rima!” or “high five!” The vocabulary in this book is a little more advanced than that of the other books in the series, but teachers who take it one phrase at a time have found it an excellent resource for vocabulary and sentence structure growth. The dancy rock and roll tune also makes this an excellent song for clean up time – or for letting loose when it’s time to boogy!

Listen to an excerpt from the song

Take a look inside


  • Repetitive sentence structure: “Mahi tahi, tamariki mā” (Work together, children)
  • Vocabulary for zoo animals and instructions
  • Singalong CD which turns the book into a catchy song
  • English translation
  • List of activity ideas to make this much more than a fun book to do on the mat!
  • Picture glossary
  • Guitar chords

What others say about Mahi Tahi:

Mahi Tahi is our favourite book! My children love looking at the fun illustrations that they can relate to and the rhythmic sound of the story is entertaining. We are often humming along with the reo, as the way the book is written makes it easy to learn.
Bronwyn Alton, Lynmore Playcentre

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