Recent titles

Talanoa: Four Pacific Plays is a timely collection from five playwrights who interweave Pacific languages with English. [+]
A life story
Sāmoan Odyssey takes us on a journey through the Pacific diaspora. Throughout the second half of the twentieth century thousands of Sāmoans left their island homes to live in far-flung countries. They went for self-betterment although they were among their nation’s best. Semisi Ma`ia`i was one of the first of his generation to make this journey. Here, he tells his life story. [+]
That first night in Sāmoa, Ana slept next to her grandmother on an old bed with sheets that smelled of mothballs. Now it was morning and as she opened her eyes, Ana saw that the other side of the bed was empty. She sat up and looked across the room. [+]
O le pō muamua i Sāmoa, na momoe ai Ana ma lona tinā matua i luga o se moega tuāi lava, ma `a`āfu i ni `ie`afu namu atigi mogamoga. Ua malama le taeao, ma e ala a`e Ana, ua leai se `olomatua. [+]
When a boy helps free a dolphin tangled in a discarded fishing net, they develop an unexpected friendship. "Once there was a boy who lived by the sea. He loved the sea and he swam in it every day he could ... which was most days. [+]
"Tērā tētahi tamaiti e noho ana i te taha o te moana. He nui tōna aroha mō te moana, ā, i ngā rā e āhei ana ka kauhoe ia ... me kī, i te nuinga o ngā rā. He kaikauhoe tino kaha ia. [+]
in Niuean & English
A collection of twelve stories in both English and Niuean set on the island of Niue, The Tales of Nukututaha is Zora Feilo's reinterpretation of myth, legend and storytelling from her native land. Each story is lavishly illustrated by Niuean artist Lange Taufelila. [+]
The Reverend Joseph Waterhouse witnessed Fijian life at the earliest stages of the nineteenth century. His work offers an excellent insight into the traditional Fijian way of life. [+]
Samoa: Pacific Pride introduces the Samoa islands - their geography, the history of the people and their way of life today. [+]

Eyes of Fire

Little Island worked with AUT and Greenpeace on a project that marks the 30th anniversary of the last voyage of the Rainbow Warrior. We established a microsite for the project. Find out more about (and buy) the book ….