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"Girl can I give you a lift?" He smiled at me as if he were meeting me for the very first time. Inosia, a huge fan of science and Star Trek, accepts a ride to Apia from her favourite high school teacher to buy thread for White Sunday. This sparks an intimate relationship between the two as they discover much more about each other through science, knowledge and love. A story about taboos, loyalty and the lingering impact of colonialism. [+]
Written by Eleitino Paddy Walker. Set in a Pacific island, this is a story of two young children who discover their power to inspire change, peace and love by helping a stranded dolphin with the guidance of the Peace Bird. [+]
Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans
Edited by Nicholas Laughlin with Nailah Folami Imoja [+]
The First 30 Years of New Zealand's First Samoan Bilingual Primary Class
In 1980s Auckland there were many New Zealand Samoan children whose first language was not English and who struggled in mainstream classes. [+]
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. [+]
After hearing about the endangered manumea bird on the radio, Mose and his cousin Niko set off to search for a manumea in the deep dark forest on the far side of the mountain. [+]
The Sāmoan edition of Mose and the Manumea. [+]

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 ….

Forthcoming titles

Samoan Queer Lives is a collection of personal stories from one of the world’s unique indigenous queer cultures. [+]