A visit to New Zealands famous national museum, Te Papa, launches a boy and his whanau on a magical adventure to find Papa after he gets lost. Hes gone missing inside one of the museums taonga (treasures), but which one? Will they find Papa before the museum closes? Searching with the help of a museum host, the family encounters moa, paddles a vaka, flees war-time Hong Kong and rides the famous Britten Bike. The informative stories, backed by expert research, show how we can make a connection (te hononga) with special objects. This gorgeous picture book is perfect for both reading out loud to younger children and for independent readers.
Title: Lost in the Museum
Author: Cleal, Victoria
Publication date: 10/03/2022
Publisher: Te Papa Press
Illustrator: Joy Te Aho-White, Isobel